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Mitchell Narins
Corporate Faculty


Master of Engineering Administration (MEA), George Washington University (now “Engineering Management”), Washington, DC, USA.

Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering, (BEEE), The City College of New York, New York, NY, USA.


Mitchell Narins is the Principal Consultant and Owner of Strategic Synergies, LLC, which he formed after retiring after over four decades of providing systems engineering, program management, and cross-functional team leadership delivering high-quality products to customers – encompassing civil and military information technology and infrastructure programs and the migration and integration of automation, telecommunications, navigation, and electronic surveillance systems.

His service includes three years at the Federal Communications Commission as an Acquisition Engineer for the Field Operation Bureau, ten years supporting the US Navy and US Marine Corps as Branch Chief for both Data Terminal Systems and Electronic Warfare Systems, and over 26 years at the Federal Aviation Administration as a FAA Administrator-chartered program manager for Air Traffic Control Terminal Automation and Air-to-Ground Communications, Senior Systems Engineer leading the evaluation and modernization of Loran-C leading to enhanced Loran (eLoran), and the Chief Systems Engineer for Navigation.

Mitchell Narins is a recognized position, navigation, and timing (PNT) expert, who has published numerous articles and delivered many papers at conferences and seminars worldwide. He is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), a member of a number of SAE standards committees, a recipient of the Institute of Navigation's Hayes Award “for outstanding encouragement, inspiration, and support contributing to the advancement of navigation,” and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation.

Teaching and Research Interest:

Mr. Narins continues to research, encourage, and publish articles and papers to highlight the need for the resilient position, navigation, and time and its role in supporting US Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR).

He advises both industry and government clients on the need to establish strong systems engineering frameworks, integrated and mission-oriented program and project teams. Mr. Narins encourages and seeds innovation through personal and professional interactions, including student mentoring and discussions with system users and suppliers in the aviation, geomatics, and autonomous vehicle sector.

Courses Taught at HU:

Project Management