A brief summary of Scott's past work and experience:
Solid State Lighting (SSL) Systems:
3+ years experience in developing Light Emitting Diodes (LED) lighting systems. Designed and implementation of optical lab measurement systems for Ultra High Brightness (UHB) LEDs.
Photovoltaics and Automotive System Design:
Led a team of university research students in the development of solar powered vehicles for 3 years. Managed design for mechanical, electrical and aerodynamics of a competition solar vehicle.
Consumer Product Development:
Participated in partnership with a team of entrepreneurs to design, develop and market a consumer paper based product. Our team successfully produced and patented a prototype for sale to a Fortune 25 company.
Research, Design and Implementation of Aerospace Systems:
9+ years aerospace systems design architecture. Performed several investigations of emerging optical systems for Boeing Phantom Works as a primary research engineer/scientist.
Aerospace R&D Program Management:
3+ years experience in program management and team leadership roles for various R&D and product development. Lead proprietary DOD research programs as the primary program manager for Boeing Phantom Works. Assigned as principle investigator for several multiple million-dollar IRaD and CRaD embryonic optical system R&D programs. 2+ years experience in team lead role to determine the use of solar cells to supplement ground and air platform power needs.
UAV Systems Design:
2+ years experience in design and analysis of conceptual and prototype UAVs. Lead multiple integration teams for avionics and power plant for an experimental micro-UAV. Performed aircraft sizing analysis and design for a mini-UAV. Participated in several research studies to investigate embryonic technologies that can be implemented into UAV systems.