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Chris Greer

Chris Greer is Director of the Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office and National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability.  Dr. Greer previously served as Associate Director for Programs in the NIST Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) and Acting Senior Advisor for Cloud Computing. In these positions, he was responsible for strategic planning for information technology initiatives across ITL, including its data and cloud computing efforts. Prior to joining NIST, Chris served as Assistant Director for Information Technology R&D in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and Cybersecurity Liaison to the National Security Staff. His responsibilities there included networking and information technology research and development, cybersecurity, and digital scientific data access.  He has also served as Director of the National Coordination Office for the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program. This program coordinates IT R&D investments across the Federal government, including the cyber-physical systems research portfolio.  Prior to undertaking government service, Chris was a member of the tenured faculty at the University of California, Irvine, where his research focused on gene expression.

Publications

Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things

Author(s)
Christopher Greer, Martin J. Burns, David A. Wollman, Edward R. Griffor
This NIST Special Publication describes the relationship between the phrases “cyber-physical systems” and “Internet of Things.” CPS and IoT both refer to trends

Framework for Cyber-Physical Systems: Volume 1, Overview

Author(s)
Edward R. Griffor, Christopher Greer, David A. Wollman, Martin J. Burns
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) comprise interacting digital, analog, physical, and human components engineered for function through integrated physics and logic

NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 3.0

Author(s)
Christopher Greer, David A. Wollman, Dean E. Prochaska, Paul A. Boynton, Jeffrey A. Mazer, Cuong T. Nguyen, Gerald J. FitzPatrick, Thomas L. Nelson, Galen H. Koepke, Allen R. Hefner Jr., Victoria Y. Pillitteri, Tanya L. Brewer, Nada T. Golmie, David H. Su, Allan C. Eustis, David G. Holmberg, Steven T. Bushby
Section 1305 of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 (Pub. L. 110–140) directs NIST ‘‘to coordinate the development of a framework that
Created October 9, 2019