United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Philip J. Mattson

Philip Mattson serves as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Standards Executive and Director, Office of Standards in the Capability Development Support Group, DHS Science and Technology Directorate. He performs the functions of the Standards Executive as outlined in OMB Circular A-119, and as Director of Standards coordinates and manages the broad portfolio of standards development projects executed through the Office of Standards. Prior to coming to DHS, he served as the Program Manager for Critical Incident Technologies at the Office of Law Enforcement Standards, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, where he managed programs to develop a suite of first responder related standards. He serves as co-chair of the Committee on Homeland and National Security (CHNS) Subcommittee on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Standards (SOS-CBRNE), served as the federal Co-chair of the Standards Coordination SubGroup of the InterAency Board for Equipment Standardization and Interoperability (IAB), and is the Vice Chair of the ASTM E54 Homeland Security Applications Committee. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology from Oregon State University, and a Master's Degree in Physics from the Naval Postgraduate School. He has extensive training in nuclear weapons and radiological incident management, and is a registered Professional Engineer. He is a retired Army officer, serving 20 years as a nuclear physicist and in the Corps of Engineers.
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