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Chihming “Richard” Huang (Fed)

Chihming “Richard” Huang is an IT Specialist with the Technology Partnerships Office (TPO) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Mr. Huang’s primary responsibilities center on iEdison, the central platform for reporting and categorizing inventions and patents resulting from federal research and for detailing compliance with domestic manufacturing requirements.

NIST is the federal government’s steward of the iEdison system, and Mr. Huang staffs the iEdison Help Desk and oversees the platform’s data management. Richard also assists as a backup for the administrator of the NIST Associates Information System (NAIS), which oversees registering guest researchers at NIST’s several campuses.

Mr. Huang’s private sector experiences included stints as a Project Manager for SmartBenefits Application Development and Administration at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), as a Principal Architect at a firm providing federal agencies with IT consulting services, and as Senior Manager at Grant Thornton LLP.

Richard holds an M.B.A. and a B.S.E.E., both from National Taiwan University.  He also has credentials as a Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute and as a Professional Scrum Master from

Created June 23, 2020, Updated July 8, 2024