Director of Technical Operations
Dr. Rashid Miraj is the Director of Technical Operations at AlphaSTAR. He has been a practicing engineer for almost four decades and has worked in academia, civil infrastructure, automotive, aerospace and defense sectors. The resulting experience has allowed Dr. Miraj to appreciate the synergy of engineering and now he is responsible for efforts to optimize business operations and develop and maintain strategic partnerships involving industry, academia, and federal agencies. With a focus on industry needs, he helps AlphaSTAR identify new challenges to take the company to new heights. Prior to AlphaSTAR, he worked at the University of California Irvine as well as multiple government contractors supporting NASA, DOD, DOE and NIST. He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the George Washington University and has been a working in engineering for his entire professional career.