Dr. Louisell is a co-founder of True Elements. He leads True Elements science team, and specifically AI development and climate modeling systems. Dr. Louisell has had a 30 plus year career in big data, information fusion, predictive analytics, and building computational engines to support adaptive and complex AI applications. Dr. Louisell served a distinguished 22-year military career in the USAF as a F-16 fighter pilot.
After the military, Dr. Louisell worked in several private consulting roles – all focused on leadership in applied AI. They included SAIC (Senior Transportation Analyst), Alion Science and Technology (Vice President), Booz Allen (Lead Associate), and Cisco Systems (Program Manager).
Dr. Louisell holds a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering (Virginia Tech 1980), M.S. Administration (Central Michigan University 1987), M.S. Industrial and Systems Engineering (Virginia Tech 1999), and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Virginia Tech 2003).
Since earning his Ph.D. in 2003, Dr. Louisell has maintained an active academic and research agenda having served as a Senior Research Associate and Ph.D. committee member at Virginia Tech, an Adjunct Professor at The Citadel, a Senior Research Associate at the University of Massachusetts (Amherst), Utah State University, and Virginia Tech.