He currently resides in Houston, Texas, and is an engineer working for NASA Johnson Space Center serving as a technical expert in the areas of Materials and Processes. In this role, he provides technical expertise on the use of materials and the effect of manufacturing and operational processes on the properties and performance of materials. He oversees several contractors and is a team member for several interdisciplinary teams charged with resolving materials-related technical issues for Space Shuttle Orbiter and other next-generation manned space flight vehicles. Prior to working at NASA, Will was a student at The University of Texas at El Paso where he earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering.