President, MLB CompanySteve Morris is a well-known authority in the design and operation of small UAVs. He is the president MLB Co. of Mountain View, California. MLB produces miniature unmanned aircraft for commercial and government use. Dr. Morris has developed surveillance aircraft ranging in size from 6 inches to 6 feet, many of which operate autonomously. He has been the lead engineer for the design, development, and testing of airframe, flight control, and flight software for more than 20 UAV prototype aircraft and has over 1000 hours logged as a UAV operator. He has also served as a consultant for companies designing and building unmanned aircraft. In addition to his experience at MLB, Dr. Morris has previous engineering experience at the Lockheed-Martin Advanced Technology Center, Aurora Flight Sciences, and Boeing Aerospace. He is a member of AUVSI, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.
Dr. Morris has won numerous awards for his UAV development activities. He has a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 1990; an MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 1984; and a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University, 1983.