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Corey Stambaugh (Fed)

Corey Stambaugh is the Chief of Staff of the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

He was previously the Senior Policy Advisor and Industrial Liaison for the National Quantum Coordination Office at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) where he led activities around workforce development and industry engagement for quantum information science. Stambaugh also served as co-chair of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee on Quantum Information Science's Interagency Working Group (IWG) on the Quantum Workforce and on IWG on End-Users. In these roles, he contributed to several reports related to the National Quantum Initiative that can be found on Additionally, Stambaugh serves as Executive Secretary for the NSTC Subcommittee on Microelectronics Leadership.

Before going on detail to OSTP, Stambaugh was a staff physicist in the Quantum Measurement Division within PML where he carried out research on a variety of topics focused around precision measurement, micro-fabricated devices, and mass metrology. Stambaugh is a past NIST-NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate and recipient of the NIST Allen V. Astin Measurement Science Award.

Stambaugh earned a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Florida and a B.Sc. in physics with a minor in Computer Science from the Ohio State University. As an NSF International Postdoctoral Fellow, he carried out research at Seoul National University in South Korea. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Physics at Montgomery College.


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Created July 30, 2019, Updated March 30, 2023