About Avatar Technologies
Avatar Technologies is a woman-owned aerospace and systems engineering firm headquartered in National Harbor, MD.Founded in 2006, Avatar specializes in systems engineering, mission assurance and software development solutions for the federal government and commercial clients in the defense, civilian aerospace and space exploration sectors.





Systems Engineering - Modernizing and designing ground systems and support infrastructure for NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. 

  • Concept of operations definition
  • High-fidelity requirements development and allocation
  • Functional analysis & trade studies Subsystem design and interfaces
  • Full system integration
  • Validation and verification testing
  • Design baseline and change control
  • Operations and maintenance
Mission Assurance - Ensuring NASA & Air Force program operations meet all schedule, cost, quality and operational objectives.

  • Enterprise resource management
  • Policy research and guidance
  • Program planning and control
  • Cost, risk and schedule integration with interdependency analysis
  • Configuration management, auditing and issue resolution
  • Quality management system design
  • Process-based quality auditing
Software Development - Implementing mission planning and real-time monitoring software for NASA, Air Force & Missile Defense Agency missions.

  •  Custom algorithms, software and  associated hardware design
  • Database development, analysis, streamlining and management
  • Software integration with legacy or existing software and hardware
  • Software validation testing
  • Incremental software modifications
  • Post-mission data analysis & reports




  • Woman-owned and small disadvantaged business, with Navy Seaport-E & FAA eFAST Prime contracts
  • DoD Top Secret facility clearance with cleared personnel
  • Rapid recruiting capability with technical experts reviewing résumés and continually-refreshing database of candidates
  • Operating under DCAA-approved accounting system with tight cost control and real-time expenditure monitoring
  • Strict adherence to and extensive working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, NASA FAR Supplement, Defense FAR Supplement, and Air Force FAR Supplement
  • Timely, error-free (100%) submission of all contract deliverables, technical and financial reports, and invoices
  • Access to key decision-makers for quick action and resolution


Customer Focused - Whether we work as the prime contractor or as a dedicated sub-contractor, we are focused on the strategic objectives of the customer. Our outstanding performance history gives our customers confidence that we are able to successfully tackle complex requirements, goals and missions. Quality Driven - Ask anyone that works with us about our approach and you’ll find out that we aren’t relying on cookie-cutter solutions or a process we developed in the past, but rather that we focus on each job with fresh solutions that will not only stand the test of time, but come in on time, on budget and address every goal. As a result, Avatar is always exceptionally rated and highly regarded as a valued and trusted partner. Flexible - Avatar is able to work in a variety of roles and provide a diverse set of services. Due to our modest corporate size, we are able to jump start projects and fast track the process to help customers tackle pressing problems and tight time lines. We collaborate with the world’s best rated companies to complement and enhance our services in order to provide comprehensive expertise to every customer.





Kajal G. Pancholi serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Avatar Technologies, Inc. Kajal is a licensed professional engineer with 15 years of space and defense industry experience as a business development executive, aerospace engineer, program manager, and quality assurance professional. Prior to her current position, she was Millennium Engineering and Integration Company’s Business Development and Marketing Director. In this role, she led Millennium’s proposal development and corporate marketing initiatives to include industry partnership negotiations, business opportunity pipeline management and marketing strategy.

Kajal started her career as an aerospace engineer focused on infrared sensor development and flight testing for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). She progressively supported various space and defense systems design, development, integration and testing projects for the MDA, NASA, Navy and Air Force. She has also helped establish and manage STEM Internship, Engineering Quality Management, and DoD Mentor-Protégé programs.

Kajal has both Masters and Bachelor’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland. She currently serves on the University of Maryland’s Women-In-Engineering Advisory Board, supporting women and minorities in STEM fields.





Avatar has successfully lead teams responsible for flight safety critical systems, provided launch support at several of the national ranges, and been actively involved in the planning activities related to supporting new launch vehicles. We invite you to share your projects, technical requirements and partnership proposals.