Lt. Col Scott R Nowlin
Deputy Head, Department of Aeronautics; Assistant Professor of Aeronautics
1992 Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics (Propulsion), US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado (Distinguished Graduate)
1993 Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Texas
1997 Squadron Officer School (correspondence)
1998 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama (resident, Distinguished Graduate)
2003 Air Command and Staff College (correspondence)
2006 Intermediate Developmental Education (resident, AFIT PhD Program)
2008 Air War College (correspondence enrollee)
2010 Doctorate of Philosophy in Engineering Science, Oriel College, University of Oxford , UK
August 1992 – August 1993: Graduate Student, the University of Texas at Austin.
September 1993 – September 1994: Student, Undergraduate Pilot Training, 85th then 87th Flying Training Squadrons, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
October 1994 – January 1995: Student, Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals, 560th Flying Training Squadron, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
February 1995 – January 1996: Flight Scheduler and Aviation Fuels Manager, 87th Flying Training Squadron, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
February 1996 – May 1997: Duty Controller, 628th Air Mobility Support Squadron, Incirlik AB, Turkey.
June 1997 – June 2000: Aerothermal and Flight Test Engineer, Atmospheric Characterization Branch, Directed Energy Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB
July 2000 – July 2003: Instructor then Assistant Professor and Personnel Officer, Department of Aeronautics, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
August 2003 – December 2006: Doctoral Student, Oriel College, University of Oxford, UK
January 2007 – January 2008: Sensors Program Element Monitor (PEM), Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Science, Technology, and Engineering), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
January 2008 – March 2008: Joint Capability Technology Demonstration Oversight Executive Orientation, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Advanced Systems and Concepts, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
April 2008 – June 2010: Branch Chief and PEM, Technology Transition Office, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Science, Technology, and Engineering), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
June 2010 – June 2011: Director, Systems Engineering Program, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
June 2011 – present: Deputy Head, Department of Aeronautics, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Aerial Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
Senior Member, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics
Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
Sigma Gamma Tau Engineering Honor Society
Scott Nowlin, Ila Hahn, and Ken Bishop, "Qualitative Comparison of Concurrent Vertical Optical Turbulence Profiles from an Aircraft and Balloons over White Sands Missile Range," Proceedings of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), Volume 3706, pages 95-102 (1999).
Douglas Barlow, Scott Nowlin, and Dave Bossert, "Falcons soaring: USAFA Department of Aeronautics contributions to aerospace power during a century of manned flight,"
AIAA-2002-564, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV (2002) and a chapter in Aerospace Engineering Education During the First Century of Flight, Barnes McCormick, Conrad Newberry, and Eric Jumper, eds. , AIAA (2004).
Scott Nowlin, Ralf Knoche, David Gillespie, Peter Ireland, and Toby Kingston, "A three-temperature transient calorimeter technique determining heat transfer coefficients in novel turbine airfoil cooling geometries," GT2005-68862, ASME TurboExpo, Reno, NV (2005).
Scott Nowlin, Peter Ireland, and Mark Mitchell, "CHAIN Cooling Technique," Patent Submission No. 06235, Rolls-Royce plc., Derby (2006).
Scott Nowlin, David Gillespie, Peter Ireland, and Mark Mitchell, "An experimental and computational parametric investigation of flow conditions in intersecting film cooling holes," GT2007-21827, ASME TurboExpo, Montreal, Canada (2007).