Dr. Chris Brown is a research engineer in the Process Engineering Group of the Systems Integration Division (SID) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Brown received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from West Virginia University where his research focused on bone mechanics.
Before coming to NIST he worked in construction project management building bridges and underground utilities. He began working at NIST in 2010 in the Building Environment Division in EL. He has worked on model based engineering and sustainability for assembly processes in the Systems Integration Division. He currently leads a project titled product information for composite and additive manufacturing to develop measurement science to evaluate data model quality for composite and metal-based additive manufacturing.