Dr. R. Adam Kinney

Dr. R. Adam Kinney
Technical Coordinator

Dr. Kinney is a Technical Coordinator for the NCO and the NITRD Program. He provides subject matter expertise, meeting coordination, and facilitation, in support of the Cyber Physical Systems, High Confidence Software and Systems, and Software Productivity, Sustainability, and Quality R&D Interagency Working Groups. In addition, Dr. Kinney provides technical writing and editorial support for various federal plans, technical documents, and other reports related to his areas of expertise, including NITRD's Annual Supplements to the President's Budget.

Prior to joining the NCO, Dr. Kinney worked in the Office of the Director at the Department of Energy's Office of Science, first as an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, and subsequently as an advisor to the Director. Dr. Kinney spent three years as a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST), where he developed magnetic resonance techniques for the study of reaction mechanisms in transition metal oxide solar fuels catalysts.

Dr. Kinney received his Ph.D. in physical inorganic chemistry from Northwestern University in 2011, and a B.A. in chemistry from Bowdoin College.