December 20, 2014



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Eric Whitaker

Senior Program Assistant

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Eric Whitaker is a senior program assistant at the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Academies. Prior to joining the CSTB, he was a realtor with Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Before that, he spent several years with the Public Broadcasting Service in Alexandria, VA as an associate in the Corporate Support department. He has a B.A. in Communication and Theater Arts from Hampton University.

Current Projects:

Review of the Enterprise Architecture, Software Development Approach, and Safety and Human Factor Design of the Next Generation Air Transportation System
Evaluation of Quantification of Margins and Uncertainty Applied to the Certification of the Nation's Nuclear Weapons Stockpile
Policy Consequences and Legal/Ethical Implications of Developing Offensive Information Warfare

Associated CSTB Publications:

Interim Report of a Review of the Next Generation Air Transportation System Enterprise Architecture, Software, Safety, and Human Factors (2014)
Strategies and Priorities for Information Technology at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2011)
Preliminary Observations on Information Technology Needs and Priorities for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: An Interim Report 



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