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Timothy M. Thomas Is CAMP’s New Deputy Director

Tim Thomas

CAMP Deputy Director Timothy Thomas

Timothy (Tim) M. Thomas has joined CAMP as its new Deputy Director. He graduated from Clarkson University with Great Distinction (ranking number one in his class with an overall 4.0 grade point average) in 1984, with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management. While a student at Clarkson, he was elected as a member of Alpha Mu Alpha, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, and the Veteran's Club.  He was also inducted into Phalanx, Clarkson University’s highest recognition for student leadership. Mr. Thomas volunteered for the United States Military Service in December 1976, prior to attending college. He served in the United States Army Security Agency 202nd A.S.A. Company as an Intelligence Analyst, from 1977-1980.  While in the Army, Thomas graduated with distinction from the U.S. Army Intelligence School and the U.S. Air Force School of Applied Cryptologic Science.

Since 1984 Mr. Thomas has held various positions of increasing responsibility with IBM, Loral, and Lockheed Martin Corporation. He served as Senior Contracts Negotiator for Aerospace and Defense projects and as Contract Relations Advisor for the Naval Systems Command while with IBM. . He has been a Program Manager, Business Manager, and a Senior Business Development Representative, all for Lockheed Martin.  In 2011 he was appointed Corporate Subject Matter Expert for Multiyear Contracting. Mr. Thomas received numerous honors and achievement awards as a member of the Lockheed Martin workforce including three NOVA awards (2004, 2007, 2012), Lockheed Martin Corporation’s highest level of professional recognition,  two "Honors Night" President's Recognition Awards (2004 & 2008), a Program Management Excellence Award (2007),  a Business Development Excellence Award (2007), and a Business Capture Award (2012).  He also received IBM Corporation’s coveted Customer Champion Award (1993) for his work with the US Navy in formulating and employing the Alpha Contracting Acquisition Method.  In addition, Mr. Thomas was honored with Clarkson University’s prestigious Woodstock Award in 2004. Over the years, Mr. Thomas has maintained close ties with his Alma Mater, serving as a past member of Clarkson's Board of Governors, Alumni Council, Class Reunion Activity Chair, and Class Campaign Chair.  He has returned every year since graduating to sing the Alma Mater and National Anthem at Clarkson University events. 

Mr. Thomas owns and operates a family Christmas tree farm in Colton, New York, on property held in the Thomas family stewardship for many generations.  He is a member of St. Patrick’s’ Catholic Church, Colton, New York, where he also serves as a soloist, and St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Endicott, New York. He resides in Endwell, New York, where he is active in local and national charities, volunteer youth mentoring, and volunteer soloist engagements.  He is Chair of the new WHVM Catholic Radio Station, FM 91.9 (Owego, New York), which received its initial FCC License and initiated 24-hour broadcasting in 2010.  Thomas is also the founder and President of the Faith at Work Fellowship, which teaches and advocates application of orthodox Christian moral and ethical servant leadership principles as a firm foundation for exceptional performance, professional excellence, and integrity in the workplace. 

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CAMP’s Annual Technical Meeting Is this May 

CAMP’s Annual Technical Meeting will be held May 14-16, 2014, at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, New York.  The objective of this meeting is to provide a forum for an exchange of ideas and information between university and industry researchers involved in fine particle processing and nanotechnology and related colloid and surface aspects as well as applications. This event is expected to place an emphasis on technology in batteries, semiconductors, and sustainable energy sources such as solar and wind energy.  Presentations by faculty, industrial scientists and engineers will highlight this meeting, which also includes a poster session on CAMP research.