ARCS Foundation welcomes Scott Fouse of Lockheed Martin Space Systems as the newest member of ARCS Foundation’s Science and Engineering Advisory Council (SEAC). Mr. Fouse is Vice President of the Advanced Technology Center (ATC Labs) at Lockheed Martin, where he is responsible for leading an organization of approximately 500 scientists and engineers performing programs in space science and related R&D in adjacent markets.
The ATC Labs portfolio covers a diverse set of technologies including space and astrophysics, phenomenology and sensors, optics and electro-optics, telecommunications and photonics, guidance and navigation, modeling and simulation, materials and structures, thermal sciences, and nanotechnology. Mr. Fouse’s responsibilities include nurturing the ATC Labs workforce across this rich technical portfolio, and sustaining and growing the organization's capabilities and reputation as a center of excellence in these domains.
He has a diverse background in science and technology and is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics and a full member of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). Mr. Fouse serves on the Boards of Rocket Lab, the Georgia Tech Research Institute, Aerospace Historical Society, American Geophysical Union, and is a Board Trustee of the IAA.
He has a BS in Physics from the University of Central Florida, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.
SEAC was established in 2009 and is composed of distinguished scientists, engineers, and scholars from across the country, drawing on their collective experience in government, industry, and academia. The council provides advice and recommendations on the development of new chapters and, together with the National Board, examines and assists in implementing strategies for engaging external decision-makers with ARCS Foundation.