Samuel A. Musa, Ph.D. (CTNSP)
Media: (202) 685-2533
Email: Samuel Musa
Dr. Samuel Musa is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Technology and National Security Policy. Previously, he was Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northwestern University (1999-2005). From 1995 to 1999, he was Executive Director, Center for Display Technology and Manufacturing, University of Michigan. Prior to that, he was Corporate Vice President for Research and Advanced Technology, E-Systems (1983-1995). From 1979 to 1983, he served as Staff Specialist and then Deputy Director, Military systems Technology, in the Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. He was also Deputy Director for C3 Policy and Requirements Review in OSD (1978-1979). He served as Project Leader and Research Staff Member at the Institute for Defense Analyses (1971-1978). Also, he was Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania (1967-1971).
Dr. Musa served on Defense Intelligence Advisory Board, Army Science Board, Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, Air Force Foreign Technology Division Advisory Board, Air Force Logistics Command Scientific Advisory Board, and was Executive Secretary of Defense Science Board Summer Studies and Task Forces, and member of Scientific and Technical Intelligence Committee of the Director of Central Intelligence. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Semiconductor Research Corporation, Chairman of Aerospace Industries Association Technical and Operations Council, Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Electronic Defense, Technical Editor on Environmental Monitoring of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, and Co-chair of Association of Old Crows Technical Symposia.
Dr. Musa received Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service from the Secretary of the Air Force, Certificate of Appreciation from Secretary of Defense, Certificate of Commendation from Society of Information Displays. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, Member of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and Pi Mu Epsilon. He has published and presented over 85 papers in scientific journals and technical meetings.
Dr. Musa received his B.A. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering degrees from Rutgers University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Physics from Harvard University.