Associate Director of Research for Systems

Dr. Gerald M. Borsuk

Dr. Gerald M. Borsuk is the Associate Director of Research for the Systems Directorate at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC. He provides executive direction and leadership to four major NRL research divisions that conduct a broad multidisciplinary program of scientific research and advanced technological development in the areas of optics, electromagnetics, information technology, and radar. Photo of Dr. Borsuk He is responsible for the conduct and effectiveness of research programs conducted within these divisions and for the overall administration of activities throughout the Systems Directorate. He is also the Focus Area Coordinator for all NRL base programs in electronics science and technology. Prior to his appointment as Associate Director of Research, Dr. Borsuk served for 23 years as the Superintendent of the Electronics Science and Technology Division at NRL, where he was responsible for the in-house execution of a multi-disciplinary program of basic and applied research in electronic materials and structures, solid state devices, nanometer scale electronics, vacuum electronics, and circuits. Prior to joining NRL, Dr. Borsuk served in the industrial sector for seventeen years.

Dr. Borsuk received a Ph.D. in Physics from Georgetown University in Washington, DC in 1973. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He has published in the literature and has been award several patents. He is the recipient of three Presidential Rank Senior Executive Awards, the most recent of which was awarded in 2005. Amongst his other recognitions for achievement, he is the recipient of the IEEE Frederik Philips Medal, the IEEE Harry Diamond Memorial Award, the IEEE Millennium Medal, and an IR-100 Award. Dr. Borsuk also served on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Proceedings for eighteen years.

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