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Gail Woodward
Member of Technical Staff
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Gail Woodward is a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at JPL with expertise in Software System Engineering, Simulation and Visualization. Her experience ranges from operational missions to research and technology development.

M.S. Computer Science, California State University, Northridge 1995

B.S. Computer Science and Computer Mathematics, California State University, Northridge 1988

Task Manager, JADE Project Synthetic Image Generation Software (2004-2005)

Cognizant Engineer, LIDAR-based Rendezvous Flight Software for the Space Technology 6 Mission (2001-2003)

Developed simulations, sensor software models and visualizations for Mars Sample Return, VIGILANTE, ST4/Champollion Landing, Titan Subsurface Mobile Sonde (1996-2004)

Co-Developed Algorithms, Ejected Particle Tracking for ASPIRE Comet Flyby and Worm Motion for Environmental Toxin Sensor (1996-2004)

Cognizant Engineer, Planetary Data System (1987-1996)

Flight Project and Research Task Involvement

Research Tasks:
Autonomy For Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
Integrated Mission, Vehicle, and Sensor Control of the iPuma AUV
UUV Dynamic High Level Planner


Synthetic Image Scene Generation

Automated Target Recognition Algorithm Applications

2005 Team Bonus Award - JADE Project

2000 JPL Certificate of Appreciation - SRTM/AODA ASTROS Target Tracker

1999 JPL/TAP Honor Awards, Group Achievement - VIGILANTE Development Team

1998 NASA Certificate of Recognition Award - Co-author for creative development of technically significant PDS Toolbox Software that was accepted and approved for dissemination to the public by NASA.

1992 JPL Quality and Productivity Recognition - PDS User Interface Development Team

1990 NASA Honor Awards, Group Achievement - PDS V1.0 Development Team

1988 NASA Honor Awards, Group Achievement - JTLS (Joint Theater Level Simulation) Development Team

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