Dr. Michael J. Pelosi
Business websites: www.mauisolarsoftware.com, www.historicalsoftware.com (computer game)
- Ph.D. - Computer Information Systems. Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Dissertation title: Range Limited UAV [unmanned aerial vehicle] Trajectory Using Terrain Masking Under Radar Detection Risk. 2010.
- M.B.A. / M.P.A. - Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration. City University of Seattle, Bellevue, WA. 1991-1992.
- B.S. - Business Administration. City University of Seattle, Bellevue, WA. 1991.
- 2004-2005 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Responsible for software modifications related to validation and verification (V&V) of performance model previously implemented within simulation.
- 1998-2004 Sandia National Labs - Responsible for several research contracts regarding the software implementation of the Sandia Photovoltaic Performance Model into proprietary simulation software, PV-DesignPro. This simulation has over 80 academic and professional citations.
- 1999-2002 Maui Innovative Peripherals Incorporated (MIPI) - Technical lead and hardware engineer for venture capital funded commercial development of human interface device based on personally acquired patent.
- 2011-Present Post University, Waterbury, CT - Computer games courses
- 2011-Present Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO - Instructor for graduate computer science concentration courses
- 1994-1995 University of Hawaii West Oahu, Honolulu, HI - Accounting and finance courses
- 1994-1995 University of Hawaii Maui College, Kahului, HI - Accounting and finance courses
- 1997-Present Owner/President, Maui Solar Energy Software Corporation.
- 1996-1997 Solar Energy Program Manager, Maui Electric Company, Kahului, HI.
- 1996 Legislative Aide to State House of Representatives Member, Hawaii State Capitol, Honolulu, HI.
- 1985-1989 U.S. Army
Dr. Pelosi won the 2003 DaVinci Award for the "Miracle Mouse" product. The annual DaVinci Awards recognize the most innovative, adaptive, and assistive technologies of the year, and is given by the Engineering Society of Detroit (www.davinciawards.org).
Artificial intelligence, computer game design, computer graphics, solar energy applications, and military applications.
- Pelosi, Michael J. and Kopp, Carlo. "A Preliminary Assessment of Chengdu J-20 Prototype Radar Cross Section Performance." Air Power Australia Technical Report, April 2011. http://www.ausairpower.net/APA-2011-03.html
- Pelosi, Michael J. and Kopp, Carlo. "Range Limited UAV Trajectory Using Terrain Masking Under Radar Detection Risk." Journal of Applied Artificial Intelligence. (in press).
- Pelosi, Michael J. "Photovoltaic Sizing and Simulation Software Review." Technology Test Centers, Design & Engineering Services, Customer Service Business Unit, Southern California Edison. December 2010.
- Pelosi, Michael J. and Kopp, Carlo. "Range Limited UAV Trajectory Using Terrain Masking Under Radar Detection Risk." Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, Baltimore, MD., December 2010. (accepted as poster)
- Pelosi, Michael J. "PC Software Interfaces Into AC Inverters: Opportunities, Limitations, and Required Developments." 29th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, New Orleans, LA., May 2002, 1402-1405. (presented at conference and published in proceedings)
Sandia National Labs and U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Systems Symposium, October 15-17, 2003. Presentation: "Solar Energy System Design and Performance Monitoring Tools." Discussion panel member in Assessing and Improving System Performance panel discussion group.