William Lucyshyn is an ARLIS Research Affiliate and a Research Professor and the Director of Research at the Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise, in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. In this position, he directs research on critical policy issues related to the increasingly complex problems associated with improving public sector management and operations, and how government works with private enterprise. Current projects include identifying government sourcing and acquisition best practices and transforming Department of Defense sustainment and supply chain management public.
Mr. Lucyshyn also leads the Center for Logistics Collaboration under UMD-Lockheed Martin Strategic Alliance and is the Co-PI on a recently awarded NSF grant to explore Using Enterprise Network Models to Disrupt the Operations of Illicit Counterfeit Part Supply Chains for Critical Systems. Previously, he served as an SES program manager and the principal technical advisor to the Director of the DARPA. Prior to that, he completed a 25-year career in the U.S. Air Force serving in various operations, staff, and acquisition positions.
Mr. Lucyshyn received his bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science from the City University of New York in 1971. In 1985 he earned his master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He was certified Level III, as an Acquisition Professional in Program Management in 1994.