Marc Gibson is the lead engineer for NASA’s nuclear systems Kilopower project tasked with advancing the technology readiness of fission power systems for space. Marc started his career at NASA in 2007 after working in the private sector for ten years as chief engineer for numerous commercial and government research projects. Since being at NASA, Marc has been responsible for the engineering and development of nuclear systems for in-space and
planetary surface power in support of the Space Technology Mission Directorate. Marc received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Akron
and a MS in Aerospace Engineering from the Case Western Reserve University.