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WHD Consulting

Experienced in Neural Networks, Automatic Target Recognition, Image/Signal Processing, Computer Applications,Process Imp a Conversation

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  • Dallas, TX, United States
  • English


Experienced in Neural Networks, Automatic Target Recognition, Image/Signal Processing, Computer Applications, Software Process Improvement.


Dr. Walter H. Delashmit retired from Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in after 41 years in the aerospace industry. Presently doing independent consulting.

In addition from August 2007 until June 2009, Walter was an Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of North Texas teaching Advanced Electrical Engineering courses

Walter has a BSEE from Christian Brothers University (1966) graduating cum laude, a MSEE from with minor in mathematics from the University of Tennessee (1968) and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington (2003).

Walter worked at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (1982-2007) developing "smart" missile systems, at the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory (1976-1982) developing advanced torpedo systems, at Martin Marietta Aerospace (1972-1976) developing advanced cruise missile technology and at TRW Systems (1969-1972) working on the Apollo and Skylab Programs, including Apollo 11 and 13.

Walter received a copy of the Presidential Medal of Freedom from NASA for his work on Apollo 13, the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Presidents Performance Award for his work on implementing Improved Software Processes, and recognition of a Significant Technical Achievement in Research (STAR) from the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI Program. He has also received many other awards.

Walter is a Life Senior Member (LSM) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a member of Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering Honor Society) and Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society). Walter has 40 peer reviewed technical publications in advanced Technical Journals and Conferences. He also regularly reviews articles for consideration for publication in advanced technical journals.

Walter has an extensive background in Program/Project Management, Process Improvement, Neural Networks, Automatic Target Recognition, Image Processing, Signal Processing and Correlation Analysis.

Specialties: Neural networks, automatic target recognition, image and signal processing, program/project management, process improvement


January 2005 - Present

(15 years 8 months)


WHD ConsultingJustin TX

Consulting on advanced processing programs

August 2007 - June 2009

(1 year 10 months)

Adjunct Faculty

University of North TexasDenton TX

Teach advanced electrical engineering courses

January 1982 - December 2007

(25 years 11 months)

Program Manager and Senior Consulting Engineer

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire ControlDallas TX

Program Manager for various advanced processing projects

August 1976 - January 1982

(5 years 5 months)

Senior Research Engineer

Penn State University - Applied Research LabState College PA

Develop advanced processing techniques for torpedo guidance and control

April 1972 - August 1976

(4 years 4 months)

Staff Engineer

Martin Marietta AerospaceOrlando FL

Develop processing techniques for cruise missiles

March 1969 - April 1972

(3 years 1 month )

Member Technical Staff

TRW Systems Houston TX

Development analysis and testing on Apollo and Skylab Programs


1994 - 2003

Ph.D.,Neural Networks, Image Processing, Signal Processing

University of Texas at Arlington

Electrical Engineering

1966 - 1968

MS Electrical Engineering with a Minor in Mathematics,Electrical Engineering, Advanced Mathematics

University of tennessee

Electrical Engineering, Mathematics

1962 - 1966

BS,Electrical Engineering, Mathematics

Christian Brothers University

Electrical Engineering

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