Craig J. Scott is an Advanced Manufacturing Policy Fellow at the NIST Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office (AMNPO). Craig received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Howard University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Howard University.
Prior to joining AMNPO, Craig started his career in 1981 as a VLSI process engineer at the Westinghouse Electric Corporation. In 1983 he joined the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. as a microwave engineer. In 1992, he joined the faculty at Morgan State University. He currently serves as Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Morgan. He has also served as Interim Dean of the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering for three years, and prior to that he served as the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering since 2007. His research interests are in the areas of engineering education, machine learning, and visual analytics.
Craig is a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society and is currently the President of the Inclusive Engineering Consortium (IEC). The IEC is a consortium of HBCU electrical engineering departments operating as a “super department.” He was the inaugural recipient of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association Diversity Award in 2013, has been named a NASA/ASEE Fellow, and provided his services as an Army Science Board consultant. Craig is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
At AMNPO, Craig serves as the Assistant Director for Research Partnerships. In this role, he works collaboratively with Federal agency staff to plan, design, and develop formal documents for announcements and solicitations for Manufacturing USA and ensure that the alignment of Manufacturing USA formal requirements and program structure support industrial development and global market competitiveness.