Stacey Boland Principal Systems Engineer NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
AIAA SciTech Forum 2021
Dr. Stacey W. Boland is a principal systems engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and is the Project Systems Engineer for the Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols Earth Venture Instrument. She is also the Operations Lead for the JPL Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally (VITAL) project which resulted in two ventilator designs being granted Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stacey was awarded NASA’s Exceptional Achievement Medal in 2009 and 2015 and a NASA Outstanding Public Leadership medal in 2019. Dr. Boland received her B.S. in physics from the University of Texas, Dallas, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from California Institute of Technology.