Scott Palo Scott Palo
Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0431
Office: ECOT 617
Phone: (303) 492-4289

Research Interests

Design, construction, deployment and operation of HF/VHF meteor radar systems, statistical detection, estimation, and direction of arrival algorithms, atmospheric remote sensing, global nonlinear atmospheric dynamics and sampling/aliasing issues related to asynoptic satellite sampling.


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1994
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1990
B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University, 1987

Professional Experience

2001-Present, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1995-1997, Postdoctoral Researcher, National Center for Atmospheric Research, High Altitude Observatory
1988-1989, Staff Engineer, Lasertrak Company

Awards (selected)

AIAA Rocky Mountain Section Educator of the Year, 2007
College of Engineering & Applied Science's Dean's Award for Outstanding Junior Faculty, 2007
NSF CAREER Award, 2005
Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, 2005
Sigma Xi Northwest Regional Young Investigator, 2004 & 2005
NCAR/HAO Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1995-1997
Presidential Scholar, 1985