Michael A. (Mike) DeMaioribus, executive vice president of business operations at Dynetics, was inducted into the State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame this month along with four other individuals. The Engineering Hall of Fame honors, preserves and perpetuates the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of individuals, projects and corporations/institutions that have brought and continue to bring significant recognition to the State of Alabama.
DeMaioribus graduated from Auburn University with bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering. He has been employed at Dynetics since 1977 and has progressed through various engineering, management and executive positions.
Prior to being promoted in 2013 to oversee the finance, contracts, human resources, information technology, security, facilities, project support, creative media solutions and corporate communications, DeMaioribus served as Dynetics senior vice president and manager of the Hardware and Intelligence Operating Unit, comprised of more than 280 engineers, scientists and technicians in four U.S. locations.
DeMaioribus has performed and managed research, development, test and evaluation of weapon systems including radars; missiles; and command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C41) systems. He has developed designs, implemented hardware/software systems and performed laboratory, hardware-in-the-loop, field and live-fire tests. He has also developed detailed computer models and integrated weapon system simulations to support analysis and test activities. He has extensive experience in evaluating complex foreign air defense systems and assessing their vulnerability to U.S. tactics and countermeasures.
DeMaioribus is a member of the Auburn University Board of Trustees and serves on the board of directors for the Huntsville Botanical Garden. He is a former chair of the board of directors for the United Way of Madison County and former chair of the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council.
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