Dr Bob Scully, Johnson Space Center E3 Group Lead Engineer

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Bob is the Johnson Space Center E3 Group Lead Engineer and is the lead for the Community of Practice for EMC within NASA. Bob supports NASA’s major programs including the International Space Station (ISS), the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV; AKA Orion), the Space Launch System (SLS), the Commercial Crew Program (CCP), and the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway Program (LOPG), providing expertise and guidance in development of tailored electromagnetic compatibility specifications, including control plans, interference control testing methodologies, ESD control, and lightning protection and test.


Bob has served as the President of the IEEE EMC Society, the VP of Technical Services, Chair of the Technical Activities Committee, Technical Committee 1, and Technical Committee 4. Bob served as an Associate Editor for the EMC Society Transactions for several years and is the founder and currently the Chair of the Galveston Bay/Houston EMC Chapter. Bob is currently the Chair of the EMC Society Education Committee.


Bob holds a PhD from the University of Texas at Arlington in Electrical Engineering with strong emphasis in electromagnetics, is an IEEE Fellow, a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas, a licensed commercial (PG-12-27194) and amateur (N9RCS) radio operator, holds various EMC certifications from the University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology) and iNARTE, and is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.