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CREATE - has assembled a team of national experts from a range of key research areas to study evolving terrorist threats.

Isaac Maya - Director of Research

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Isaac Maya, Ph.D., P.E., has over 26 years of progressively responsible experience in executive management and strategic planning, and high technology academic and industrial research and development. He has obtained practical experience in program and project management, product development and commercialization and fiscal responsibility. His work experience is divided 10 years in industrial/commercial environments and 16 years in academic environments. Dr. Maya has specialized in interdisciplinary programs and projects for the government, military and commercial sectors, ranging in scope from information technologies and systems to nuclear power reactor systems to start-up business management and operations.

Dr. Maya is a Fellow in NASA's Center for Program/Project Management, and was an Astronaut Candidate Finalist in 1992. He has 10 inventions in the chemical engineering, electronics, medical, nuclear fields, and over 100 total publications, including over 50 refereed journal and conference publications.

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