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Dr. Ole J. Mengshoel is a Senior System Scientist with Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley and is affiliated with the NASA Ames Research Center. His current research focuses on reasoning, diagnosis, decision support, reasoning, and machine learning under uncertainty - often using Bayesian networks – with aerospace applications of interest to NASA. Additional research interests include resource allocation and scheduling in real-time systems, intelligent user interfaces, information assurance, evolutionary algorithms, knowledge acquisition, and knowledge engineering. Dr. Mengshoel has managed and provided hands-on leadership in a wide range of research and development projects. He has successfully developed technical results and software that have or are being matured and transitioned into the aerospace, defense, finance, education, electronic commerce, and manufacturing sectors. Dr. Mengshoel has published over 30 articles and papers in journals and conferences, and holds 3 U.S. patents. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His undergraduate degree is in Computer Science from the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Norway (now NTNU). Prior to his work with NASA, he was a research scientist in the Knowledge-Based Systems at SINTEF (Scandinavia's largest independent research organization) and in Decision Sciences Group at Rockwell Scientific (now Teledyne Scientific and Imaging).


Senior Scientist

Ames Research Center
Mail Stop 269-3
Moffett Field, CA 94035

Phone: 604-4199

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