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Bio

Academic Background

  • M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, Caltech, Pasadena, 1995
  • B.S.E in Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994
Experience/Past Projects

Intelligent Systems Division (July 2000-present)
  • Deputy Area Lead, Discovery and Systems Health
  • Group Lead, Diagnostics and Prognostics Group
  • NASA Liaison for DARPA System F6 Program
  • Technology Integration Manager for Sustainability Base
  • Associate Principal Investigator for Prognostics in Aviation Safety Program
  • Diagnostic algorithm benchmarking using Electrical Power System Testbed
  • Real-time simulation of fault detection, isolation, accommodation, and situational awareness of aircraft flight control system failures
  • Model-based reasoning of pressure delivery system of Hybrid Combustion Facility
Aeronautical Information Technologies Division (July 1999 – June 2000)
  • Aircraft and Engine Health Monitoring IPT Lead for an AV-8B Harrier flight test collecting IVHM data
Applied Aerodynamics Division (June 1995 – June 1999)
  • Assistant project director for a multi-million dollar wind tunnel test program to study the aerodynamics of a high-wing transport aircraft.
Cooperative Education Student (May 1992 - August 1993)
  • Performed and visualized TRANAIR full-potential computational fluid dynamics calculations of an oblique all-wing configuration
  • Analyzed wind tunnel data of a supersonic high-speed oblique wing test

Selected Publications

Pilot Study of a Plug Load Management System: Preparing for Sustainability Base
S. Poll and C. Teubert, Proceedings of IEEE Green Technologies Conference, Tulsa, OK, April 2012.

A Survey of Health Management User Objectives Related to Diagnostic and Prognostic Metrics
K. Wheeler, T. Kurtoglu, and S. Poll, International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2010.

Empirical Evaluation of Diagnostic Algorithm Performance Using a Generic Framework
A. Feldman, T. Kurtoglu, S. Narasimhan, S. Poll, D. Garcia, J. de Kleer, L. Kuhn, and A. van Gemund, International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2010.

Prognostics Methods for Battery Health Monitoring Using a Bayesian Framework
B. Saha, K. Goebel, S. Poll, and J. Christophersen, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol. 58 No. 2, 291-296, 2009.

Advanced Diagnostics and Prognostics Testbed
S. Poll, A. Patterson-Hine, J. Camisa, D. Garcia, D. Hall, C. Lee, O. Mengshoel, D. Nishikawa, J. Ossenfort, A. Sweet, S. Yentand us, I. Roychoudhury, M. Daigle, G. Biswas, and X. Koutsoukos, Proceedings of the 28th International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis, Nashville, TN, May 2007.

Inductive Learning Approaches for Improving Pilot. Awareness of Aircraft Faults
Lilly Spirkovska, David L. Iverson, Scott Poll, Anna Pryor, Proceedings of Infotech@Aerospace 2005, Arlington, VA, Sept 26-29, 2005.

System Modeling and Diagnostics for Liquefying-Fuel Hybrid Rockets
Scott Poll, David L. Iverson, Jeremy Ou, Dwight Sanderfer, Ann Patterson-Hine, NASA TM 2003-212270, June, 2003.

Contact

Aerospace Engineer

Intelligent Systems Division
NASA Ames Research Center
Mail Stop 269-1
Moffett Field, CA 94035

Email: scott.poll at nasa.gov Phone: 650-604-2143

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