AFIT Faculty/Liaison Appointed to National Position
Posted: 05/11/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Executive Branch’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) appointed Dr. Paul Kladitis as a chair of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), Signature Initiative on “Sustainable Nanomanufacturing – Creating the Industries of the Future” task force. The mission of the NNI Signature Initiative is to accelerate nanotechnology development in support of the President’s national priorities and innovation strategies with regards to establishing manufacturing technologies for economical and sustainable integration of nanoscale building blocks into complex, large-scale systems. The NNI Signature Initiatives are explained in the February 2011 NNI Strategic Plan. Dr. Paul Kladitis was appointed based on his contributions to the field in his work as the Nanotechnologies Branch Chief, Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Dr. Paul Kladitis is also the Air Force Institute of Technology liaison to the NRO.