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Dr. Thomas R. Lettieri

Dr. Thomas R. Lettieri has been a Project Manager in the Project Management Office (PMO) at TIP since its inception in January 2008, where he manages a project portfolio focusing primarily on photonics and optics technologies, as applied in the areas of civil infrastructure and advanced manufacturing. Prior to his time at TIP, Dr. Lettieri was with the Advanced Technology Program (ATP) at NIST, managing a portfolio of projects in a broad range of optics/photonics technologies. From 1978 to 1993, Dr. Lettieri was a laboratory scientist at NIST (formerly the National Bureau of Standards), working mainly in the fields of optical metrology, precision engineering, particle measurement, and thermophysics.

Dr. Lettieri is a member of the Optical Society of America (OSA), and is a Fellow of the Washington Academy of Sciences. He is also a past president of the Philosophical Society of Washington. Throughout his career, Dr. Lettieri has served on a number of professional committees: he was a U.S. Representative to the International Commission for Optics; a member of several ASTM and ANSI standards committees; and a member of several OSA technical committees. Dr. Lettieri was also the ATP Representative to the DARPA Technology Reinvestment Project, and is currently an adjunct faculty member in photonics at Howard Community College.

Dr. Lettieri received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Optics from the University of Rochester, a Masters in General Administration from the University of Maryland, a B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Maryland, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami.

Technology areas:

  • Optics/Photonics
  • Civil Infrastructure
  • Manufacturing

Position:

Project Manager
Project Management Office

Education:

Ph.D. and M.S. in Optics from the University of Rochester

Masters in General Administration from the University of Maryland

B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Maryland

B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Miami

Contact

Phone: 301-975-3496
Email: thomas.lettieri@nist.gov
Fax: 301-548-1087