Louis Roig, M.S.

Ph.D. Student, School of Human Centered Design, Innovation, and Art



Personal Overview

A retired U.S. Navy Aviation electronics technician that served in both Organizational and Intermediate Aviation Maintenance departments during six Arabian Gulf deployments, he provided expertise in both component level avionic repair and aircraft maintenance. He served as an Instructor and Instructional designer for the component level troubleshooting and repair of aircraft communication and navigation systems as well as their associated support equipment. While serving as a U.S. Naval Instructor he earned the highly-regarded Master Training Specialist designation and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal. His final tour of duty was completed at Air Test and Evaluation Squadron-23 where he served as the Military Maintenance Liaison and Government Inspection Officer (GIO) for the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) program culminating in the first ever autonomous launch and recovery of an aircraft from an aircraft carrier while at sea. His military awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (awarded 3 times), Letter of Commendation, Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Commander, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts with a minor in Electronic Instrumentation from Excelsior College and a Master’s of Science in Systems Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University. He holds an FAA Private Pilot’s License and is certified as an Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP). His research interests Systems Engineering (SE), include Human Centered Design (HCD) and Human Systems Integration (HSI).


Educational Background

M.S. Systems Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

B.S. Liberal Arts, minor in Electronic Instrumentation
Excelsior College