Bruce Hamilton

Bruce Hamilton

Program Director
U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

Bruce Hamilton is a program director at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). Among various activities at NSF, he is program director for Environmental Sustainability in the CBET Division of NSF's ENG directorate, and a member of the cross-NSF Working Groups for INFEWS (Innovations at the Nexus of Food-Energy-Water Systems), CRISP (Critical Resilient Infrastructure Systems and Processes), and S&CC (Smart & Connected Communities). Additionally, he a program manager for several sustainability Research Coordination Network (RCN) grants. He is also a program director for CyberSEES,  Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), and the Engineering Research Center (ERC) program. In 2012, he received the NSF Director's Award for Meritorious Service in the area of sustainability.  Before joining NSF 20 years ago, Bruce held R&D management positions in the chemical and biotechnology industries for 20 years. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering, both from MIT.