Dr. Albert Jones has spent close to thirty years at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Currently, he is the Scientific Advisor for the Systems Integration Division in the Engineering Lab. Before this, he managed the Enterprise Systems Group for more than ten years. The Group focused on supply chain integration, management, and logistics. Prior to that, he was Deputy Director of the Automated Manufacturing Research Facility at NIST. Dr. Jones has published more than two dozen journal papers and fifty conference papers. He is on the Engineering Advisory Boards at Morgan State University and Loyola University. Before coming to NIST, he held faculty positions at Loyola University and Johns Hopkins University.