The NITRD technical coordination efforts are focused in its Interagency Working Groups (IWGs) where member- and participating-agency representatives exchange information and collaborate on research plans and activities such as testbeds, workshops, and cooperative solicitations.
Dr. Grant Miller
Technical Coordinator, Large Scale Networking (LSN)
Dr. Miller provides subject matter expertise, technical leadership and management, and guidance to the NITRD Program in the areas of Large Scale Networking. He supports the group's monthly meetings and workshops, to include identifying opportunities for coordination and collaboration within the NITRD Program. Dr. Miller also assists in the writing and editing of technical reports and planning documents (e.g., NSTC Federal Plans, workshop reports, and the annual supplement to the President’s Budget).
Before joining the NCO, Dr. Miller supported the NASA National Research and Education Network (NREN) Program from 1994–1998 with responsibility for networking for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Earth Observing System (EOS) Data and Information System. In that capacity, he also coordinated international networking cooperation through the Networking Subgroup of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) and the Global Observation Information Networks (GOIN) Presidential Initiative. Dr. Miller also supported the State Department Undersecretary for Security Assistance with responsibility for coordinating international science cooperation programs, interagency development of the Chemical Weapons Treaty, and the development of U.S. Space Launch Policy.
Dr. Miller received a B.A. in chemistry from Swarthmore College and his Ph.D. in chemical physics from the University of Chicago.