Senior Aerospace & Defense Analyst
Bank of America Global Research
Ronald J. Epstein is a managing director in Americas Equity Research at Bank of America covering Aerospace/Defense and Multi-Industrials with large aerospace components. He is based in New York and covers companies listed in the United States, Canada and Brazil. He joined Bank of America in 2001. In the Institutional Investor All-America Research poll, he was ranked as a top-three analyst in Aerospace & Defense Electronics for the last 12 years and #1 for the last six years. He is frequently cited as an industry authority by trade and news publications and has appeared on numerous television programs. Additionally, he was recently elected a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Previously, he worked as a research scientist in applied aerodynamics technology at Boeing Phantom Works. He was also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, teaching fluid dynamics and control systems. Epstein has a BA with highest honors from Skidmore College, an MBA with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in mechanical engineering from Duke University.