|Chris Savinell - AIM Mission Manager||
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After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and a Master of Science degree in Measurement & Control from Carnegie Mellon University, Mr. Savinell spent more than 15 years designing and managing the development of precision instrumentation and equipment for a wide variety of applications for academia, private industry, and DOD contractors.
Since joining NASA in 1991, he has served as manager of several instruments for missions such as the Earth Observing System and the Tropical Measuring Rainfall Mission. As an Associate Division Chief for instrument development, Mr. Savinell supervised the Instrument Managers at GSFC. In addition to his work at GSFC, Mr. Savinell worked at NASA HQ as the Program Executive for Gravity Probe-B, Terrestrial Planet Finder, and RadioAstron.