Eric Udd

Honoring Richard Cahill, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company

Submitted by Eric Udd, Columbia Gorge Research, LLC

Richard Cahill, Manager of the Electro-Optics Lab at McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company,, Huntington Beach, CA served as a mentor for both technical and managerial skills. He allowed me to manage a small program on optical gyros that rapidly grew to a major effort on fiber optic gyro and acoustic sensors. Richard worked with me on early patents and publications. He encouraged and supported my participation in a wide range of conferences and professional organizations. Many thanks!

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