Marc Hayhurst

Project Engineer, Strategic Assessments & Studies Directorate, Civil Systems Group, Aerospace Corporation

Marc Hayhurst is a Project Engineer in the Strategic Assessments and Studies Directorate within the Civil Systems Group at The Aerospace Corporation. He has over 10 years of experience in performing independent cost estimates and developing cost models for a variety of different NASA missions and organizations. He is the lead developer of the Cost Estimating Relationships (CERs) for NASA’s Missions Operations Cost Estimation Tool (MOCET) model. He has also worked on numerous data intensive acquisition studies. In 2017 he was the recipient of the NASA Team Cost and Schedule Award for his contributions to the MOCET model. He has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California San Diego, Masters in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University and a M.S. in Computer Science from California State University Long Beach.


Independent Cost Estimates for Scientific Facilities – Approaches and Benefits
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 – 9:50 am
This presentation will discuss the methodology, assumptions, and best practices for performing independent cost estimates (ICEs) for major research facilities either as part of a major upgrade to an existing facility or as part of a new major facility proposal.

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