We are pleased to announce that senior engineers at Polaris and Shell, Dr. David Chenault and Dr. Mahesh Iyer, have co-authored a paper titled “Continuous External Surveillance for Surface Leak Detection Using Polarimetric Imaging” and presented it together at the 2022 Pipeline Control Room and Cybernetics Conference. This paper […]
David Koenitzer has spent 12 years working for the MDA as an expert in trajectory dynamics, high-fidelity EO/IR signature modeling, and solid fuel debris phenomenology as a member of the MDA Flight Test Truth Team. He has recently joined our Hypersonic HWIL and aero-optics teams. Welcome, […]
Alex Brown is a mechanical engineer who obtained his B.S. from Gonzaga University in 2017 and M.S. from Purdue University in 2019. He has worked as a Research Assistant at both Purdue University and Sandia National Labs focusing on the application of high-speed laser diagnostics to post-detonation […]
At the new year we welcomed John Shearer as our very first Systems Engineer. He is bringing his software and electrical engineering background to assist our aero-optic hypersonics project. Glad to have you on board, John! #welcome #newhire #teamwork
We are excited to announce that Larry Pezzaniti and Adam Smith were each awarded a Phase I project through AFWERX. Larry adds polarimetry to thermal imagery for detecting targets, and Adam is combining polarimetry and holography to characterize optical elements at a new level. #newproject #polarizedlight
Polaris is proud of the charitable endeavors of Michele Banish and Ashton Bertrand. Polaris supported these ladies by funding the social media campaigns. As Directors of the Rosé Society, these ladies raised over $100,000 to benefit Local North Alabama Charities. During the last 3 years, our business women focused […]
Dr. Saeid Asadzadeh et al. recognized our sensor Pyxis as a state-of-the-art option for environmental monitoring. The Pyxis’s hybrid IR/polarimetric sensing adds capability to IR alone. Thank you, Saeid, for including us in your review of drone-based sensing.
Polaris would like to welcome Anne-Marie Dorsett who joined our team this week. Anne-Marie is an experienced aero-optics engineer and program manager who has been supporting the advancement of our nation’s hypersonic capability for the past 25 years. Starting in the 90s, she supported the AEDC Hypervelocity Wind […]
Jacob Walsh obtained his B.S. in Computer Engineering at UAH in 2005 and has been working as a software engineer. We welcomed Jacob to our team in late September to assist on our new hypersonic project. Thank you, Jacob, for choosing us and being such a […]
Ricky recently finished his Ph.D. in Experimental Physics at Auburn University where he also obtained his M.S. in Physics. We welcomed Ricky to our team in May to assist on our new hypersonic project. Thank you, Ricky, for choosing us and being such a big help […]