Dr. Tom Prevot

Director of Engineering, Airspace Systems Uber Elevate


Dr. Tom Prevot is Director of Engineering for Airspace Systems at Uber Elevate. He and his team are developing airspace systems and cloud services for the future Uber Elevate network of electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing aircraft. Prior to joining Uber in summer 2017, Tom was with NASA Ames Research Center for more than 20 years. He was head of the Airspace Operations Lab and project lead for NASA’s UAS Traffic Management (UTM) research. Tom is passionate about developing and evaluating future concepts and technologies for the air transportation system. He has published over 100 conference and journal papers. He earned his doctorate in aerospace engineering from the Munich University of the German Armed Forces in 1995.