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Palo, Scott E The Victor Charles Schelke Endowed Professor


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research overview

  • Dr. Palo's research focuses on measuring and understanding the physical processing that control the Earth's upper atmosphere. He develops ground-based radar systems and small satellite systems to study the relevant atmospheric phenomena.


  • Small satellite design, meteor radar, upper atmosphere remote sensing, space science, ionosphere and thermosphere physics, remote sensing instrumentation, unmanned vehicle sensors, Arctic sensing, wind turbine noise


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courses taught

  • ASEN 3300 - Aerospace Electronics and Communications
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Provides the fundamentals of electronics and communications widely used in aerospace engineering. Includes analog instrumentation electronics, data acquisition, digital electronics and radio communication.
  • ASEN 5018 - Graduate Projects II
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
  • ASEN 6028 - Graduate Projects II
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
    Exposes MS and PhD students to leadership positions in project management and systems engineering while working a complex aerospace engineering project as part of a project team. The project team may perform some or all of the following project activities during this second semester of the two-semester course sequence: requirements definition, design and design review, build, test, and verification. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 4138 or ASEN 5148 or ASEN 5018 or ASEN 5158 or instructor consent required.
  • ECEN 6950 - Master's Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019


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