Kenneth H. Heffner, PhD

Honeywell Senior Fellow Engineer – Aerospace


Honeywell Space Systems; Clearwater, Florida.  Lead/Support new Cyber Physical Systems / IoT R&D and New Product Development/Introduction.  Aerospace Technology Leader for Cyber Physical Systems Security (CPSS). Aerospace Lead for New Critical Infrastructure Systems Engineering Modeling for CPSS.  Aerospace Lead for Systems Security Engineering Workforce Development. Aerospace Lead for new Computing Paradigms and Supporting Technology. Honeywell Engineer/Technology Fellow – Systems Security Engineering 2009 – 2017 : Honeywell Space Systems; Clearwater, Florida – Lead/Support new Space Systems Platforms R&D and New Product Development/Introduction. Aerospace Technology Leader for Protective Technologies – Cyber Physical Systems Security (CPSS). Aerospace Lead for Critical Infrastructure Systems Engineering Modeling for CPSS. Aerospace Lead for DoD Better Buying Power through Systems Engineering.  Aerospace Staff Inertial Systems Engineer 2006 – 2009 : Honeywell Space Systems; Clearwater, Florida – Led/Supported New Space System Platform R&D. Space Inertial Systems R&D Lead – Aerospace Technology Leader for Systems Security Engineering [Anti-Tamper, Information Assurance, others]. Certified Corporate Senior Six Sigma Black Belt 2004 – 2006 : Honeywell Corporate; Morristown, NJ. Led High Impact Systems Engineering Projects in Honeywell’s Aerospace Business Unit using Lean and Design for Six Sigma processes. Drove change in the engineering organization through VPD™.  Acquired Anti-Tamper TRL 3-4 DoD technology development program and establish technical leadership position.  Led the establishment of an Aerospace-wide Anti-Tamper business growth plan and an Anti-Tamper business-technology team.  Project Staff Design Engineer 1998 – 2004 : Honeywell Space Systems; Clearwater, Florida -Technical Director for $2M/Year satellite communications materials technology development programs. Director for two classified R&D Laboratories – Clearwater, FL.  Project Staff Materials Scientist 1995 – 1998 : Honeywell Space Systems; Clearwater, FL. Project Leader for new electronic systems technology programs enabling miniaturization, thermal management and rad-hardening enhancements to products to reduce otherwise prohibitively high costs. Technical Director for a development program for novel coating technologies used in electronic packaging ($22M over six years) Experience & Skills Design for Six Sigma (HW, SW and Growth) and Lean- Leading/Developing People and or Teams  External Customer Interaction – Leader – Ran/Running Business – $ Millions Velocity Product Development – Expert . Program/Project Management – Multiple >$1M Projects. New Product Introduction – Leader Education University of South Florida – Tampa, FL PhD. Chemistry 2004 Certifications, Awards, Licenses & Patents Certification: 00002307 – Six Sigma Black Belt Certification 2010 Honeywell Outstanding Engineer Award 2005 – Quest for Excellence: Business Division Team Leader Award – Next Generation Fiber Optic Gyro 1998 – Honeywell Outstanding Engineer Award 1996 – Honeywell Corporate Technical Award 1989 – Honeywell Outstanding Engineer Award 1987.