Scott Jackson is a lecturer in Systems Architecting and Engineering at the University of Southern California. He is also Principal Engineer for Burnham Systems Consulting, currently working with Embraer in Brazil on systems engineering. Scott received his BS degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Texas in 1957 and an MS degree from UCLA in 1966 in fluid mechanics. He also holds an MA in Liberal Arts from CSU Long Beach. Scott is currently a PhD candidate in systems engineering at the University of South Australia.
Since 1965, Scott’s work has been dedicated to systems engineering, culminating in a focus on its application to commercial aircraft at Boeing. He is a Fellow of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) and a Boeing Associate Technical Fellow in Systems Engineering. In 2006, Scott was awarded the Distinguished Engineer Award by Orange County Engineering Council.