Senior Sustainment Engineer,
U.S. Air Force
Scott Bryan is a program manager and systems engineer in the Propulsion, Structures and Manufacturing Enterprise Branch, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies Division, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Mr. Bryan directs research on advanced manufacturing technology applications in manufacturing and sustainment to improve manufacturing processes for US Air Force systems. Mr. Bryan has managed several successful augmented reality (AR) research initiatives that have transitioned to Air Force OEMs and second-tier suppliers.
Prior to joining AFRL, Mr. Bryan worked in the Maintenance and Logistics Directorate, Headquarter Air Force, Pentagon, writing Maintenance Policy and interfacing with Congress on legislative initiatives affecting Air Force weapon system sustainment.
Mr. Bryan began his career at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, where he eventually led the Equipment Engineering Branch. In this capacity, more than 8,000 pieces of depot equipment were maintained, including the implementation and application of a Predictive Maintenance Program for critical equipment items.
Mr. Bryan holds a BS in Mechanical Engineer from Oklahoma State University. His manufacturing technology interest areas include sustainment, automation, digital thread and augmented reality.