Scott Cogan

University of Franche-Comté, FEMTO-ST Institute

SEM Awards: D.J. DeMichele

Scott Cogan has been a research fellow with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) since 1991 and is currently director of the Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification group at the Department of Applied Mechanics of University of Franche-Comté, FEMTO-ST Institute. His research interests focus on experimental model validation and robust decision-making under lack of knowledge. He has co-advised 32 PhDs and lead over 40 research projects with industrial partners including PSA, Renault, EDF, SAFRAN, ARIANE GROUP, ALSTOM, CNES, and the Paris Philharmonique. He has coauthored 40 articles in pier-reviewed journals and over 200 technical articles and reports. Scott also develops dedicated MATLAB-based software tools for use in an industrial environment with commercial simulation codes.

Scott received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1984 and 1985. He went on to obtain his PhD in 1990 from the University of Franche-Comté in Besançon, France under the direction of Professor Gérard Lallement. Scott is a long-time participant at IMAC and served on the advisory board from 2014 to 2017.


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Last Updated: 11/23/2020