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Dr. Neal McCollom is an Adjunct Professor with ISME and is a full time employee of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth.  He currently holds the position of Technical Lead for the F-35 Anomaly and Failure Resolution System, which is the system which the maintainers use to resolve faults on the F-35.  He is also the Aeronautics Lead for the Off-Board Prognostics and Health Management system which manages the health reporting data coming off the aircraft after each flight.  He has been involved in 'aircraft health' for the last 10 years and earned the title of Lockheed Martin Fellow in 2008 - an honor reserved for the top 0.75% of the technical staff of the Lockheed Martin Corporation.  He is currently co-chair of the corporate Sustainment Fellows Action Team. Previously, he has manged Internal Research and Development projects examining the impact of events on the sustainment of the entire fleet of Lockheed Martin aircraft.  He has also led the development and process to perform System Engineering Technical Reviews for the Autonomic Logistics Global Sustainment (ALGS) organization which provided a structured Systems Engineering approach to the development of the Aeronautics systems and products.  He was the Prognistics and Health Management integrator between ALGS and the Air Vehicle integrated product team.  Dr. McCollom was the Knowledge Based Systems lead for the Virtual Product Development Initiative which developed new and improved engineering tools to better support the F-35.   Dr. McCollom has also worked in the F-22 program helping to define the delivery of digital design data and supported multiple manufacturing systems efforts in inventory control, shop floor scheeuling, and simuilation.  He led the corporate Artificial Intelligence Working Group for two years culminating in an internal AI conference across multiple divisions of the corporation.  Dr. McCollom is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas, and is an Adjunct Professor for the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering department at UTA and serves on their Industrial Advisory Board.

Ph.D.
Industrial Engineering
Oklahoma State University
M.S.
Industrial Engineering and Management
Oklahoma State University
B.S.
Industrial Engineering and Management
January 2008
Ongoing
Adjunct Professor
The University of Texas at Arlington
May 1973
Ongoing
Member
Alpha Pi Mu
November 2008
January 2013
Lockheed Martin Fellow
Lockheed Martin Corporation
January 1983
January 2008
Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin Corporation
January 1981
January 1983
Assist Professor
University of Missouri - Columbia
September 2012
Ongoing
Membership
SAE
November 2010
Ongoing
Membership
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
May 1975
Ongoing
Membership
Order of the Engineer
October 2008
An honor which is reserved for the top 0.75% of the technical staff of the corporation.  This is through a comprehensive nomination/approval process which must include vice president support.

Was a recognized industry expert in Prognotics and Health Management.  Published in the field and supported multiple award fee items for the F-35 program. 

2007
N. McCollom, E. Brown, E. Moore, and A. Hess. "Prognostics and Health Management - A Data-Driven Approach to Supporting the F-35 Lightning II," presented at IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2007.
Conference Paper
Accepted
2007
N. McCollom. "Prognostics and Health Management – the Key to Supportability and Affordability on the JSF," presented at the Product Lifecycle Management track at the 2007 SAE AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, August 2007.
Conference Paper
Accepted
1999
N. McCollom. "The Integration of Requirements into an Engineering Design Session Using Knowledge Based Systems," presented at 1999 Software Technology Conference, May 1999.
Conference Paper
Accepted
1993
Neal McCollom. Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing. 7th Annual Oklahoma Conference on Artificial Intelligence. November 1993.
Lecture/Speech
Accepted
1990
N. McCollom and L. T. Blank. "New Programming Style Cuts Systems Life Cycle Costs," Journal of Cost Management for the Manufacturing Industry, 1990.
Journal Article
Accepted
1990
N. McCollom, P. D. Cullinane, and D. Thornhill. "The Human Elements of IDEF," in 1990 IDEF User's Group Conference (1990).
Conference Proceeding
Accepted
Fall 2014
IE 2308 - Economics for Engineers
Office Hours
DayStartEnd
Tuesday5:30PM6:30PM
Thursday5:30PM6:30PM
Tools and methods used for determining the comparative financial desirability of engineering alternatives.
Last Updated on August 21, 2013, 3:40 pm
Spring 2013
IE 3312 - ECONOMICS FOR ENGINEERS
Tools and methods used for determining the comparative financial desirability of engineering alternatives. Prerequisite: MATH 1426 or concurrent enrollment.
Last Updated on May 26, 2013, 8:40 pm
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December -
Register Professional Engineer
Texas #44109
Uncategorized
December -
Company Representative, Program for Automation in Manufacturing, Texas A&M University
Provided input and project requirements for student/company cooperative projects
Uncategorized
December -
Industrial Fellow, Automation and Robotics Research Institute
provided internal programmatic review and relevance assessment to the aerospace industry
Uncategorized
August - 2014
Industrial Advisory Board, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering - UTA

Member of the UTA IMSE Industrial Advisory Board

Board member
August - 2014
Chair, Industrial Advisory Board, Industrial Engineering & Management, Oklahoma State University

Interact with Students and Faculty. Assist the department in preparing for the ABET accreditation.

Board member