Lawrence Grimaldi, M.S.

Lawrence Grimaldi portrait

Lawrence Grimaldi, M.S.

Systems Engineering, Engineering Management

Biographical Information

Larry Grimaldi holds a B.A. in Mathematics from St. Michael's College in Vermont, and a M.S. in Applied Mathematics & Statistics from S.U.N.Y at Stony Brook, NY. After a short tour of duty in the Air Force as an Orbital Analyst assigned to the Space Surveillance Center in the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Larry joined the MITRE Corporation. At MITRE he is currently a Principal System Engineer supporting the AF in their acquisition of the JSpOC Mission System (JMS), which will replace the existing Space Situational Awareness (SSA) capability.

Over his career, Larry has served as Project Lead for the following U.S. Air Force projects: the Space Defense Operations Center (SPADOC); Cheyenne Mountain Upgrade (CMU); and the Combatant Commanders Integrated C2 System (CCIC2S) acquisitions. He has also supported the National Security Space Institute (NSSI), in Colorado Springs, as an instructor and has designed course curriculum for the advanced Space Professional courses.

Areas of Interest

  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Integration
  • Command and Control Systems


  • M.S., Applied Math & Statistics
    University of New York at Stony Brook
  • B.A., Mathematics
    St. Michael’s College


  • Adjunct Professor, Webster University
  • Course design & Instruction, The MITRE Institute
  • Lecturer, U.S. Air Force

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to the Systems Perspective
  • Systems Engineering Processes

Professional Experience

  • Project Leader, The MITRE Corporation