Sharon L. Smith Ph.D.

Position Department / Business Unit
Director Advanced Technology
Institution Disciplines
Lockheed Martin MEMS/NEMS
City State / Provence
Bethesda Maryland
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Dr. Sharon Smith is a Corporate Executive at Lockheed Martin’s Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.

As Director, Advanced Technology, she is responsible for research and technology initiatives, including independent research and development projects, university involvement, and various other R&D activities. She is the prior chair of the Lockheed Martin Steering Group on Microsystems/MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) and is currently the chair of the Corporation’s Steering Group on Nanotechnology.

She twenty-five plus years of experience in management, program management, engineering, and research and development at Eli Lilly and Company, IBM Corporation, Loral, and Lockheed Martin Corporation. She has more than twenty-five technical publications and has given numerous technical presentations in the US and Europe. She is also a member of the National Academies’ National Materials Advisory Board.


Dr. Smith has a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Indiana University, a M.S. degree in Physical Chemistry from Purdue University and a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Indiana University.

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