Ernest Lucier

Mr. Ernest Lucier

Technical Coordinator, Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), High Confidence Software and Systems (HCSS), and Software Productivity, Sustainability, and Quality (SPSQ)

Mr. Lucier provides subject matter expertise, technical leadership, management, and guidance to the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program including identifying opportunities for coordination and collaboration among the NITRD Agencies. He coordinates the activities of the Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) Interagency Working Group (IWG), the High Confidence Software and Systems (HCSS) Interagency Working Group (IWG), and the Software Productivity, Sustainability, and Quality (SPSQ) Interagency Working Group (IWG). his activities include attending and participating in relevant conferences and workshops and organizing monthly meetings. Mr. Lucier also assists in the writing and editing of technical reports and planning documents (e.g., workshop reports, responses to OSTP and PCAST inquiries, and the annual supplement to the President’s Budget).

Before joining the NCO, Mr. Lucier served as Technical Advisor and Chief Scientist for Information Technology at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); there he was responsible for exploring new IT technology in other government agencies and transitioning the technology to the FAA. He also served as a program manager on a number of projects at NASA Headquarters including the NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) level zero processor, which collects data from the Earth Science satellites and the International Space Station. Mr. Lucier has previous experience with NITRD, which included representing the FAA in the High Confidence Software and Systems Coordination Group.

Mr. Lucier received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Brown University.