Special Programs Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Robert Ramotowski was awarded Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Chemistry from the George Washington University in 1993 and 1997, respectively. He is currently the Program Manager for Forensic Science, Special Programs Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD. He currently oversees a research portfolio that includes projects in firearms and toolmarks, forensic genetics, digital and identification evidence, trace, drugs and toxins, statistics, and biometrics. He also oversees NIST’s Forensic Science Center of Excellence – the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence (CSAFE). He has published more than thirty articles on latent print and document chemistry and given more than 100 lectures and workshops in the United States as well as in more than a dozen countries. Mr. Ramotowski is both author and editor of the 3rd edition of Lee and Gaensslen’s Advances in Fingerprint Technology. He is a member of the International Association for Identification, Chesapeake Bay Division of the IAI, ASTM International E30, and the American Chemical Society.