Dr. Alex Pavlak
315 Dunham Ct., Severna Park, MD 21146‑1670(410) 647‑7334; (443) 603‑3279c; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.pavlak.net
Simplify global transition to a post fossil fuel economy.
Engineering Clean Energy Systems- Refresh of a paper that won best paper award at the INCOSE IS2012 conference. It presents the need for energy systems development. Wind and nuclear scenarios are discussed. 9/12
What every policymaker needs to know about wind power – A simple 5 page monograph for the layman.
While Wind Turbines Are Clean, Wind Systems Are Not - Most of the energy in a wind system that is required to deliver energy on demand comes from fossil fuel. The Baltimore Sun Op-Ed, 2/10/12.
Strategy vs. Evolution ‑ This is a core paper explaining the differences between strategic planning and evolution as ways to develop systems. American Scientist 98:6, pp.448‑450, 11-12/ 2010.
Architecture Governance ‑ Discusses the management structure, roles and responsibilities for Creating Architecture. Architecture and Governance Magazine, 11/06.
Future of Energy Initiative
FoE - A working group sponsored by the Chesapeake Chapter of INCOSE
The Future of Great Ideas : Well-constructed and properly supported teams have the potential to outperform the brightest individuals even when it comes to insight. Foresight, Innovation and Strategy: Towards a Wiser Future, World Future Society, 2005,
Modern Tiger Teams: Team Problem Solving for the 21st Century ‑ On the care and feeding of expert problem solving teams, Unpublished 4/04
How to Develop Clean Energy Systems ‑ The task requires a strategic approach that develops whole systems. 14 min YouTube summary of lecture delivered to NASA 6/7/11.
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