Fay is currently the Project Manager of the Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project of the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate.
In this capacity, he directs the planning and execution of NASA’s integrated system research project focused on the subsonic transport sector, working in partnership with Industry, FAA, AFRL and other government agencies. The research project is focused on development and integration of engine and airframe technologies that will enable dramatic improvements in noise, emissions, and performance characteristics of future subsonic aircraft operating in the air transportation system.
Collier is a graduate of Virginia Tech (Ph.D., 1988) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.B.A., 1997) where he participated as a NASA Sloan Fellow. He serves on numerous committees for the Agency, including the JPDO’s Environmental Working Group, and the AFRL Fixed Wing Executive Council, and was a contributor to the development of the National R & D Plan for Aeronautics. He is an advisor to many students across the country. Dr. Collier is an Associate Fellow of the AIAA.