Robin Materese is the director of web content at NIST.
Prior to NIST, she served as the press team lead and, for six months, as the acting public affairs branch chief, for NIH's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.
Before that, she spent more than six years as the communications manager for Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County where she handled media relations, wrote and produced the campus' bimonthly newsletter, created marketing materials, coordinated special events, oversaw the management and design of the campus web site and social media presence and undertook a number of community relations projects. While at Johns Hopkins, she co-founded BioBuzz Montgomery County, a networking group for the Maryland biotech community, and served on various committees for the Tech Council of Maryland. She is a 2009 graduate of the Leadership Montgomery core program.
Robin's career also has included working in public relations and marketing at the National Academies, within corporate communications at Choice Hotels International, at a small public relations firm and at a literary agency.
In her spare time, Robin volunteers for the Gaithersburg Book Festival.