Alexander van Dijk is a Technologist with the NASA Flight Opportunities program where he performs due diligence on funding requests from researchers for commercial suborbital flight testing. His responsibilities include requests originating from the SBIR/STTR pipeline, the Small Satellite Technology Program, NASA EPSCoR, the ISS Research Office, the NASA Postdoctoral Program, and inbound flight requests from NASA researchers. Alexander holds a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology and is an International Space University (ISU) alumn of the 2006 summer session.