David Clinton Scott

Title:  Senior Member of Technical Staff

Company:  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Location:  Pasadena, CA United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (2011-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the West, Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999, 2015-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2002, 2004)
  • Recipient, Group Achievement, NASA (2010, 2016-2017)
  • Recipient, Team Award, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA (2009, 2015, 2017)
  • Recipient, Technical Briefs Award, NASA (2012, 2014)
  • Recipient, Calibration Technician Certification, American Society for Quality Certification (2010-Present)
  • Recipient, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, NASA (2009)
  • Recipient, Merit Award,Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2008)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Performance Award, National Security Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2007)
  • Recipient, Merit Award for Breath Analysis Using Quantum Cascade Lasers, NASA Technical Briefs (2007)
  • Recipient, Group Achievement Award, NASA (1995, 1997, 2000-2001, 2005)
  • Recipient, NOVA Award, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1996)
  • Recipient, Fellowship for Graduate Assistance, United States Department of Education (1990-1993)
  • Recipient, Department of Chemistry Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern California (1989)
  • Recipient, Benson Fellowship for Graduate Research (1989)
  • Recipient, Dean’s Scholarships for Academic Excellence, University of Colorado (1982-1986)


  • PhD, University of Southern California
  • BA, University of Colorado, with Distinction

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