Michael Borbath

Instructor Mentor


Programs Taught

Managing Technical Organizations


Mike Borbath is currently a Senior Scientist at L3Harris Corporation in Melbourne, FL where he develops next generation cyber and intelligence solutions for the US military and allied nations. As a Colonel in the Air Force Reserve, Mike supports the United States Space Force as a senior reservist to the Executive Officer for Space Sensing in Space Systems Command at Los Angeles Air Force Base. He easily relates to Rensselaer at Work graduate students given he earned his Ph.D. in a fully-remote cohort program with the George Washington University.

Other Professional Experience

  • United States Space Force
  • BAE Systems
  • L3Harris Corp.
  • Optium Corp. (now II-VI Corp.)
  • Terabeam Corp.
  • National Security Agency
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Engineering Management, George Washington University
  • M. Strategic Studies, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Montgomery AL
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland College Park
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Florida


Other Focus Areas

Photonics, Engineering Management, DoD Acquisition

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