Game Changing Technology Division, Acting Director
Harry Partridge is the Acting Director of the Game Changing Technology Division at NASA Headquarters. Previously, Harry was the Deputy Director of the Entry Systems and Technology Division at NASA Ames and was responsible for managing the entire range of entry system technology developments from foundational research on thermal protection materials development, to TPS design, development, testing and evaluation for flight systems such as MSL and Orion. In addition, he was the Branch Chief of the Nanotechnology Branch at Ames and the Program Manager for the Bio-nano project within the CICT program whose focus was on the long term applications of nanotechnology to NASA missions. He was a recipient of the TIGR award for developments in nanoelectronics. Harry received his PhD from Indiana University in Chemical Physics and has published approximately 190 papers in computational chemistry.