Heidi Glaudel began working with NASA Langley Research Center May 2012. Her primary focus when she started was working to improve the check standard testing process for various wind tunnels. She attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach, FL where she received a Bachelor of Science of Aerospace Engineering (concentration in Astronautical Engineering) as of May 2007. In her civilian career, Heidi has been a practicing aerospace/mechanical engineer since 2007. In her previous positions at NASA Langley Research Center, she acted as a Data Quality Engineer and as a Test Engineer for conducting wind tunnel tests of scale models. Her previous engineering experiences include aerospace manufacturing/assembly engineering, mission assurance engineering for aerospace ordnance and ammunition programs, and design engineering for aerospace manufacturing. As of May 2020, she has been working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, at Langley Research Center, as a Research Aerospace Engineer. As of May 2021, Heidi was awarded a Master of Science of Aerospace Engineering from Old Dominion University. Heidi is also currently serving as an Air Force Reserve Officer.