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Raymon M. McAdaragh, Ph.D., C-MI



Confidential:10/2005 to present. NASA LaRC, Hampton, Virginia US
Engineering Psychologist

Performed as a member of NASA's ACCESS-5 Human Factors subgroup to develop human factors research requirements for unmanned aircraft systems.
Performed duties as a Human Factors specialist and member of the RTCA Subcommittee developing a Minimum Aviation System Performance Standards document for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Initiated and served as Chairman of the SAE G-10 ABET Weather Information Subgroup developing an Aeronautical Recommended Practices document for data-linked weather information in the cockpit. Also recruited international participation in the subgroup for global harmonization in this effort.
Conducted Human Factors Research with the FAA's Unmanned Aircraft Systems research team at the FAA Technical Center to integrate unmanned aircraft systems into the National Airspace System.
Served as a member of the NASA Langley Research Center's Institutional review Board to evaluate and approved research proposals that included human participants.
Served as a reviewer of NASA Research Announcement proposals.

Federal Aviation Administration. 6/1999 - 10/2005
NASA LaRC, Hampton, Virginia US
Engineering Research Psychologist

Temporary 5-year Duty Assignment with NASA Aviation Safety Program, Aviation Weather Information Project: Conduction human factors research as a member of the research team.
Developed research proposals and monitored and assisted research activities with contracted research organizations. Also, performed duties as a member of the RTCA Subcommittee developing a Minimum Aviation System Performance Standards document for data-linked weather information.

Federal Aviation Administration. 2/1988 - 6/2000
Gainesville, AFSS, Gainesville, Florida
Air Traffic Control Specialist

As a certified pilot weather briefer, provided pre-flight and in-flight weather briefings to aviators. As a certified weather observer, formulated and disseminated hourly and special weather observations for the Gainesville, Regional Airport. Duties also included the initiation and coordination of Search and Rescue procedures for overdue aircraft. As a certified En-route Flight Advisory Service specialist, performed the duties of Jacksonville flight Watch, analyzing weather conditions in the Jacksonville Air Route Traffic control Center airspace, developing short-term weather forecasts' and aiding en-route aircraft with weather and route advisory service.

1969 to 1988: Worked in Federal Aviation Administration, and 1969 to 1974 was in the United States Army.


Doctorate (Ph.D.) - 5/1999
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
University of Florida
Gainesville FL


Master Degree - 3/1994
Major: Aeronautical Science
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, Florida US


Bachelor's Degree - 9/1991
Major: Applied Science & Technology in Air Traffic Control
Thomas A. Edison State College
Trenton, New Jersey US


Bachelor's Degree - 5/1980
Major: Biology
Christopher Newport University
Newport News, Virginia US


The American Institute of Health Care Professionals, Inc.
Warren, Ohio
Certified Meditation Instructor, C-MI
Instructor/Course Author- Meditation


1. Human Circadian Rhythms and the Shift Work Practices of Air Traffic Controllers, (Spring 1995). Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education and Research.

2. Chronopsychological Learning Effects of Rapidly-Rotating Shift Work on Day-Shift Attention, (1999). Dissertation Abstracts International.

3. Toward a Concept of Operations for Aviation Weather Information Implementation in the Evolving National Airspace System, (December 2002). NASA/TM-2002-212141.

4. An Alternate Means of Maintaining Part 135 Weather Safety Standards, and The Criteria Necessary for a Practicable Flight Information Service (FIS) Weather Support Concept. NASA/TM (unpublished)

Book: Developmental Harmonization: A Guide to Improving Health while Discovering Your Intended Optimal or Spiritual Path and Purpose in Life. By: Raymon McAdaragh. Author House Publishing, June 17, 2011.ISBN-10: 1456767178 ISBN-13: 978-1456767174


1. Outstanding Performance Award (Gainesville, AFSS 1990).
2. Exceptional Performance Award (Gainesville, AFSS 1991).
3. Outstanding Effort Cash Award (FAA AAR-100, July 2002).
4. Superior Contribution Increase (FAA AAR-100, January 2003).
5. Outstanding Effort Cash Award (FAA AAR-100, May 2003).
6. Turning Goals into Reality Award (NASA Aviation Safety Program, 2004).