Dr. Ryszard (Rich) Pisarski is the SBIR/STTR Technology Infusion Lead for NASA’s SBIR/STTR program at Ames Research center in SV where the Program Management Office is located. This activity involves coordinating all the other Technology Infusion Leads that reside in all ten NASA centers. This work includes facilitating activities that lead to infusion of SBIR/STTR technology into other NASA programs/missions and working with potential small business program applicants and awardees.
Dr. Pisarski obtained his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Columbia University in 1984 and his MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU in 1999. Dr. Pisarski was the head of the Astrophysical Data Facility at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland where he was responsible for managing a group of scientists who were developing software and analysis techniques for various astrophysics flight missions.