Mauro Atalla

Engineering & Technology

Mauro Atalla leads the worldwide Engineering & Technology function at Collins Aerospace. In this role, he oversees a highly skilled, accomplished network of over 16,000 engineers that spans more than 180 sites across 24 countries. They design, build, integrate and support more than 125 product lines, 1,500 operators and 70,000 aircraft. This organization drives innovation, develops products, and provides technical support to ensure Collins Aerospace is at the industry’s forefront, continually offering differentiating solutions to delight customers.

Mauro joined United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in 2000 as a staff engineer at United Technologies Research Center. Since then, he has served in a number of roles of increasing responsibility across UTC’s aerospace and commercial businesses. He most recently served as vice president of Engineering & Technology for Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS), a business unit of UTC Aerospace Systems that comprised over 60 product lines.

Mauro earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the State University of Campinas (Brazil). He earned a doctorate in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University. Prior to joining UTC, Mauro was a research scientist in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an associate professor in Brazil.

Mauro is the author/co-author of several patents and research publications, and serves on the Advisory Boards of Virginia Tech’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics and the University of Michigan’s Aerospace Engineering Department. Follow him on LinkedIn to stay up to date with the latest Engineering & Technology news at Collins Aerospace.