Benjamin Riggles

Test Engineering Manager

Test Engineering Manager
+1 574-631-6106
202 Turbomachinery Laboratory, 1165 Franklin Street, Suite 200


Ben Riggles joined the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory as Test Engineering Manager in August of 2023. Prior to joining NDTL, he was the Test Engineering and Site Manager of the Badger Propulsion Test Facility for Sierra Space in North Freedom, Wisconsin. There he managed the testing of space propulsion systems as well as the operations and maintenance of the test site. Prior to his work at Sierra Space, Ben served in the United States Air Force for 12 years in explosive ordnance disposal and engineering. Ben holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.