Technology Impact Assessment

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Professional Experience:

2000-Present: Managing Director, TIA Consulting, Inc., and Consultant in Evaluation

1990-2000:  Director, Economic Assessment Office, Advanced Technology Program

1986-1990:  Senior Economist, Applied Mathematics Laboratory, NIST

1984-1985:  Senior Staff Advisor, National Engineering Laboratory, NIST

1983-1984:  Program Analyst, Director’s Office, NIST

1970-1983:  Industry Economist, NIST

1968-1970:  Economics Consultant and Training Course Developer

1968-1975:  Instructor, Montgomery College

1966-1968:  Financial Economist, Federal Reserve Board of Governors


  • BA, Economics, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1964 (with honors)
  • MA, Economics, University of Maryland, 1966 (Woodrow Wilson Fellow)
  • MBA, Finance, American University, 1985
  • Professional Instructor Certification, Georgetown University, 1988
  • Extensive specialized training in economics, 1970-2000
  • Executive Training, Federal Executive Institute & Harvard University, 1993-2000


Honors and Recognition (in order received):

  • Valedictorian
  •  Phi Beta Kappa
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellow
  • Communicator of the Year Award, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
  • Communication of the Year Award, NIST
  • Outstanding Research Group Award, NIST
  • Silver Medal Award, Department of Commerce
  • Gold Medal Award, Department of Commerce
  • Federal Senior Executive Service, 1995-2000
  • Wellington Award, 2001, Institute of Industrial Engineers, for contributions in the field of Engineering Economics
  • Outstanding Publication in Evaluation Award, 2004, American Evaluation Association
  • Distinguished Alumnus of NIST and inclusion in NIST Portrait Gallery, 2005


  Current and Recent Projects: 

  • Framework for Assessing Advances in Manufacturing, Supply Chain Development, and Emerging Markets


  • NRC Committee Review of Energy-Efficiency and Sustaninability Standards Used for Military Construction


  • Patent Study of DOE's Investment in Li-ion Battery R&D


  • Data Infrastructure Project

  • Review Board for LBNL


  • Guide for DOE/EERE Retrospective Benefit-Cost Cluster Studies


  • Assessment of Malaysia's Public Research Institutions


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