As Director of the Project Management Office with the Technology Innovation Program (TIP) (http://www.nist.gov/tip/), Ms. Schilling is responsible for overseeing the best practices and regulatory requirements associated with project management in TIP. She directly supervises a staff of 11 project managers and coordinates with additional project managers under the TIP Selection Management Office and Impact Analysis Office. Ms. Schilling is a chemical engineer, whose experience includes being the Director of the Chemistry & Life Sciences Office (CLSO) under the Advanced Technology Program (ATP) (www.atp.nist.gov) from 1996 until the end of 2007 when TIP was launched. As the Director of CLSO, Ms. Schilling managed R&D program development and projects in chemistry and life sciences. Ms. Schilling is a chemical engineer, whose technical achievements as an ATP program manager include developing with industry a 1995 ATP Focused Program in Catalysis and Biocatalysis Technologies. Ms. Schilling received the first NIST George A. Uriano award in December 1996 for strengthening the ties of ATP to the chemical industry and improvements to the ATP competition process. Prior to joining the ATP, Ms. Schilling was a Program Manager in DOE’s Office of Industrial Technologies, where she supported the publication of the 1993/94 Domestic Natural Gas and Oil Initiative. Ms. Schilling combines her Federal service with previous private sector experience as a Senior Reservoir Engineer/Project Manager for offshore oil and gas field development programs for Shell Offshore Inc. from 1981-89, including special projects in fluid flow simulation and oil and gas field acquisitions. Ms. Schilling obtained her B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Project Management Office
B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California