Dr. Tim Fitzsimmons

Dr. Tim Fitzsimmons
Program Manager 
Materials Sciences and Engineering Division
Office of Basic Energy Sciences
SC-32.2/Germantown Building, Rm F-418
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585-1290

Phone: (301) 903-9830
Fax: (301) 903-9513

Dr. Tim Fitzsimmons joined the Materials Sciences and Engineering Division, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, U.S. Department of Energy in 1995.  His responsibilities have included the EPSCOR program, 2008-present; a part-time rotational assignment with the Solar Energy Technology Program in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (2009-2010); Synthesis and Processing Science Core Research Activity, 2004-2008; and, the former Engineering Physics Core Research Activity 2002-2007.  His previous experience with DOE includes one year with the Laboratory Technology Research program managing cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) in materials and process science and three years with the Department’s Office of Program Analysis leading independent program reviews of DOE sponsored research.  He completed a one year AAAS Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship under the sponsorship of the American Welding Society and ASM International in October, 2000.  He served his fellowship on the staff of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and provided staff support to the Science and Technology Caucus, a bipartisan group of Senators interested in promoting understanding of scientific and technological issues.  He is a former chair of the Washington, DC Chapter of ASM-International. 

Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Purdue University, 1991
M.S., Materials Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1986
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1984