NASA Headquarters

Daniel Lockney, Technology Transfer Program Executive
Technology Transfer Program Executive:
Daniel Lockney
Phone: (202) 358-2037
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Daniel Lockney, Technology Transfer Program Executive

Daniel Lockney is the Technology Transfer Program Executive at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC, responsible for Agency-level management of NASA intellectual property and the transfer of NASA technology to promote the commercialization and public availability of Federally-owned inventions to benefit the national economy and the U.S. public. Lockney oversees policy, strategy, resources, and direction for the Agency’s technology commercialization efforts.

NASA has had a long history of finding new, innovative uses for its space and aeronautics technologies, and Lockney is the agency’s leading authority on these technologies and their practical, terrestrial applications.

Lockney studied American Literature at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and creative writing at Johns Hopkins University. He started his NASA career as a contractor in 2004, converting to civil service in 2010. He lives in University Park, Maryland, with his wife
and two space pups, Astro and Cosmo.

National Aeronautics and
Space Administration

300 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 20546

Rose Grymes, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, California 94035
Transfer Office Chief:
Rose Grymes
Phone: (650) 604-4724
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Laura Fobel, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Armstrong Flight Research Center
4800 Lilly Drive, Building 4839
Edwards, California 93523-0273
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Laura Fobel
Phone: (661) 276-3967
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Glenn Research Center
21000 Brookpark Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44135
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Harvey Schabes
Phone: (216) 433-8047
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Nona Cheeks,Technology Transfer Office Chief

Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, Maryland 20771
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Nona Cheeks
Phone: (301) 286-5810
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Debora Wolfenbarger, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, California 91109
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Debora Wolfenbarger
Phone: (818) 354-3829
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Charlene Gilbert, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas 77058
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Charlene Gilbert
Phone: (281) 483-0474
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Dave Makufka, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Dave Makufka
Phone: (321) 867-6227
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Kathy Dezern, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Langley Research Center
Hampton, Virginia 23681-2199
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Kathy Dezern
Phone: (757) 864-5704
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Terry Taylor, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Marshall Space Flight Center
Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama 35812
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Terry Taylor
Phone: (256) 544-5916
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Duane Armstrong, Technology Transfer Office Chief

Stennis Space Center
Stennis Space Center,
Mississippi 39529
Technology Transfer Office Chief:
Duane Armstrong
Phone: (228) 688-2180

Spinoff Program Office
Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, Maryland 20771
Daniel Coleman, Editor-in-chief
Phone: (301) 286-4058

Tech Briefs Media Group
261 5th Ave, Suite 1901
New York, NY 10016
Joseph T. Pramberger, Publisher
Phone: (212) 490-3999

Field Centers

NASA’s Technology Transfer Program network map

Bringing NASA Technology Down to Earth

NASA’s Technology Transfer Program pursues the widest possible applications of agency technology to benefit US citizens. Through partnerships and licensing agreements with industry, the program ensures that NASA’s investments in pioneering research find secondary uses to support the economy, create jobs, and improve quality of life.

NASA headquarters map iconNASA Headquarters provides leadership, policy, strategy, resource allocation, and media relations for technology transfer activities agency-wide. Visit the Technology Transfer Program

Technology transfer office map iconThe Technology Transfer Office at each of NASA’s 10 field centers represent NASA’s technology sources and manage center participation in technology transfer activities.

NASA Center Technology Transfer Offices

ARC – Ames Research Center. Information technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, aerospace operations systems, rotorcraft, and thermal protection systems.

AFRC – Armstrong Flight Research Center. Aerodynamics, aeronautics flight testing, aeropropulsion, flight systems, thermal testing, integrated systems test and validation.

GRC – Glenn Research Center. Aeropropulsion, communications, energy technology, high-temperature materials research.

GSFC – Goddard Space Flight Center. Planetary science, LIDAR, cryogenic systems, tracking, telemetry, remote sensing, command.

JPL – Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Near- and deep-space mission engineering, microspacecraft, space communications, information systems, remote sensing, robotics.

JSC – Johnson Space Center. Artificial intelligence and human-computer interface, life sciences, human space flight operations, avionics, sensors, communications.

KSC – Kennedy Space Center. Fluids and fluid systems; materials evaluation; process engineering; command, control, and monitor systems; range systems; environmental engineering and management.

LaRC – Langley Research Center. Aerodynamics, flight systems, materials, structures, sensors, measurements, information sciences.

MSFC – Marshall Space Flight Center. Materials, manufacturing, nondestructive evaluation, biotechnology, space propulsion, controls and dynamics, structures, microgravity processing.

SSC – Stennis Space Center. Propulsion systems, remote sensing, nonintrusive instrumentation.

Members of the Technology Transfer Program
Members of the Technology Transfer Program visiting a rocket test stand at Stennis Space Center, September 2014.