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Torey A. Liepa, Ph.D.

Torey Liepa coordinates internal and external communications for NIST's Material Measurement Laboratory. His responsibilities include management of a wide range of MML communications projects and initiatives, including MML publications and the MML public and internal websites.  

Prior to joining NIST, Dr. Liepa helped coordinate public affairs for USDA's Research, Education, and Economics Mission Area and the Agricultural Research Service. In addition to his professional experience, Torey holds a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from New York University, an M.A. in the Humanities from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in Political Science from Grinnell College. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, and taught undergraduate courses at NYU, University of Maryland, and in Turkey.

Torey Liepa


Communications Director
Material Measurement Laboratory


Ph.D., Cinema Studies, New York University

M.A., Humanities, University of Chicago

B.A., Political Science, Grinnell College


Phone: 301-975-5062
Email: torey.liepa@nist.gov