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Charles Tang - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Charles Tang Charles Tang

Lecturer in Systems Engineering | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Biography

Serial entrepreneur in creating technology, business, and nonprofit companies. Over 35 years of experience working with senior levels of the government, industry, and academia in architecting and integrating military, civil, and commercial space and ground systems into an interoperable enterprise. Graduate degrees in electrical engineering and business. Areas of expertise include technology innovation, technology startups, systems architecting, systems engineering, complex systems integration, program management, business finance, and strategic planning.

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
* Financial Rescue & Empowerment – Founder, nonprofit company to assist people in being financially self-sufficient (2015-present)
* Proexcel Properties LLC – Founder, real estate investment company 2013-present
* Proexcel Technologies – Founder, venture capital company specializing in technology investments (2011 to present)
* The Aerospace Corporation – Space systems architecting, systems engineering, program management (1979-2011)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
* Loyola Marymount University, Lecturer, Systems Engineering Leadership Program
* University of Southern California - Instructor, Systems Engineering & Architecting Program 2008-2010
* Instructor of Architecture Frameworks course at the NASA/Jet Propulsion Lab’s Systems Engineering Advancement Program (2006)
* Cal Poly Pomona, Lecturer in electrical & electronics (1987-1988)
* Santa Monica College, Lecturer in business (1985)

Education (4)

Pepperdine University: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Southern California: Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California

Defense Acquisition University: Graduate Program

West Los Angeles School of Law: Law

Social

Areas of Expertise (7)

space systems architecting

Complex Systems

Entrepeneurial Financing

Systems Engineering

Program Management

Entrepeneurship

complex systmes integration

Industry Expertise (2)

Aerospace

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Accomplishments (1)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS (professional)

Holistic Engineering Education (2010), Tang et al Recapitalization of a Robust Space Ground Architecture, AIAA Space 2011 Conference, Long Beach, CA; Tang et al