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347B
Robotic Vehicles and Manipulators Group

Jason Carlton
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Biography (more>>)
Jason started at JPL in April, 2007 in the DSN Antenna Mechanical & Structural Engineering group, (333H). He later began supporting tasks outside of the DSN including MSL, ATHLETE, Asteroid Capture & finally RoboSimian when he transferred into 347b in October, 2014. Jason has an extensive background and impressive portfolio in mechanical design. He is a Certified SolidWorks Professional, (CSWP), and recently taught a mechanical design course at Cal Poly Pomona. Jason also has an extensive metal fabrication background. He is a Certified Welder (CW) and Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) thru the American Welding Society (AWS). Jason knows how to get things done. If you have a mechanical design question, need help with a fabrication process or have questions about potential local vendors, ask Jason. He has a passion for design and product development and would love to help out.

Education (more>>)
2007 - 2010
Masters in Business Administration (MBA),
University of La Verne
Dual Concentration in Finance and Management & Leadership

2002 - 2007
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in mechanical design.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Professional Experience (more>>)
JPL: 2007 - Present
Antenna Mechanical and Structural Engineering group. Robotic Vehicles and Manipulators group. ATHLETE robot Task Manager, Asteroid Capture Task Manager, RoboSimian Mechanical Lead.

Cal Poly Pomona: 3/2013 - 6/2013
Mechanical Engineering Adjunct Professor for ME299; Mechanical Design Using SolidWorks.

Research Interests (more>>)
Mechanical design from concept to implementation. Product development, product testing and product improvement. Fabrication processes including additive manufacturing, machining and welding.

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