Pat Johnson

Pat Johnson
Technical Writer

Ms. Pat Johnson is the Technical Writer for the National Coordination Office (NCO) for Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD). She provides the NITRD program with editing and formatting assistance for its planning and technical documents. She has worked since 1989 as a member of writing teams focused on helping subject matter experts and technical writers communicate effectively in print and online with non-expert, nontechnical readers. As an editor, she has worked with the World Technology Evaluation Center, the National Nanotechnology Initiative, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the University of Maryland Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering, and the Semiconductor Industry Association. As an educator, she was a learning applications and instructional support specialist in the University of Maryland University College Graduate School either full-time or part-time from 1998 through 2015; before that she worked with the Intensive English Language Program at Meio University in Okinawa, Japan. She has a B.A. in Asian Studies from University of California Berkeley and a graduate certificate in instructional technology from University of Maryland Baltimore College.