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Robotic Vehicles and Manipulators Group

Dr. Scott Moreland
Member of Technical Staff
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Biography (more>>)
Scott Moreland joined JPL in the fall of 2013 as a member of the Robotic Vehicles and Manipulator Group. His work typically involves systems that interact with the ground either for mobility or sampling purposes. Of particular interest to Dr. Moreland is the development of traction devices for extreme surface materials and micro-gravity environments. His experience includes the design and fielding of robotic vehicles, mechanism/machine design and mechanical systems testing.

Education (more>>)
PhD, Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University, 2013

MSc, Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University, 2009

BAS, Mechanical Engineering
University of Toronto, 2007

Professional Experience (more>>)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2013-present
• MSL Wheel Tiger Team 2014-present
• Mars 2020 Wheel Development 2014-present
• Comet Surface Sample Return Research and Technology Development – Task Manager/P.I. 2013-present

Research Interests (more>>)
Surface mobility, microgravity mobility, terramechanics, wheels, traction devices, excavation, planetary sampling, off-road vehicles

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