RFID at Boeing

Mr Kenneth D Porad, Program Manager, Automated ID Program
The Boeing Company, United States
 

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Presentation Summary

  • Our uses of RFID
  • Implementation process and testing
  • Our results and next steps

Speaker CV

Ken is responsible for overall program management for bar coding and marking of parts within the Commercial Airplanes Group and is also the Boeing engineering representative to the Air Transport Association's task force, which developed the industry standard bar code format. His current focus is to establish an aviation industry standard for radio frequency identification of parts and certify their safe use on commercial airplanes.
 
Ken joined the Boeing Company in April 1980 and has held increasingly responsible positions within engineering and management in both the Aircraft & Missile Systems and Commercial Airplanes business units. His formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree earned at Southern Illinois University and a Master of Science degree earned at the University of Southern California.

Company Profile

The Boeing Company is the largest aerospace company in the world and is the United States' leading exporter. It is NASA's largest contractor and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners, satellites and military aircraft. The company's capabilities in aerospace also include rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, rocket engines, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Boeing has an extensive global reach with customers in 145 countries.

Speaker Biography (Kenneth D Porad)

Kenneth Porad, Associate Technical Fellow and Program Manager, Automated Identification Program
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
 
Ken is responsible for overall technical management for the marking of parts within the Commercial Airplanes Group and is also the Boeing engineering representative to the Air Transport Association's task force, which developed the industry standard parts marking format. His current focus is to establish an aviation industry standard for radio frequency identification of parts and certify their safe use on commercial airplanes.
 
Ken joined the Boeing Company in April 1980 and has held increasingly responsible positions within engineering and management in both the Aircraft & Missile Systems and Commercial Airplanes business units. His formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree earned at Southern Illinois University and a Master of Science degree earned at the University of Southern California.