ALEX BERNARDO is a senior engineer at the SURVICE Engineering Company’s Michigan Area Operation. He has more than 20 years in research, development, test, and engineering, predominantly in the military vulnerability field. His past work has included planning, conducting, and reporting of ballistic and explosive testing. He has also performed pre- and post-test analysis using a variety of mathematical and numerical models, ranging from first-principle to empirical-based. Mr. Bernardo holds a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Washington and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from California State University, Northridge.