Dave Jackson, Technology
Mr. Jackson currently leads development of new specialized high field electromagnetic detectors for use in facilities that are threatened by EMP and Intentional Electromagnetic Interference (IEMI). He has been an active participant in facility surveys for assessing vulnerability to IEMI and other electromagnetic disturbances, and for generating remediation plans. He has developed practical threat models for use by infrastructure in evaluating electromagnetic vulnerability, in conjunction with academic and industry experts in specialized areas.
Mr. Jackson brings more than 40 years of engineering, research, and aerospace systems management at Lockheed and Honeywell, plus high technology business and product consulting. He was Group Director for Honeywell’s European Aerospace and Defense businesses, serving four years in Brussels, Belgium. Mr. Jackson was a strong contributor to the advancement of Honeywell’s ring laser gyro-based business with Boeing, Airbus and the USAF and was the recipient of the H. W. Sweatt Award - Honeywell's highest honor for Engineers/Scientists.
He serves on the University of Minnesota Electrical and Computer Engineering Industrial Advisory Board, and is past Chairman of the Tampa Bay Section of the AIAA.