Neureiter Norman

neureiter_norman_small.jpgNorman Neureiter
Acting Director
AAAS Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy
Washington, DC


Norman Neureiter has been with the AAAS Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy since May 2004.

Before joining AAAS he worked both in private industry and in public service. He entered the US Foreign Service in 1965, and was named deputy scientific attaché at the US Embassy in Bonn. In 1967, he was transferred to Warsaw as the first US scientific attaché in Eastern Europe with responsibility for Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia. Neureiter returned to Washington in 1969 as assistant for international affairs to the president's science advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology. In 1973 he joined Texas Instruments, where he held a number of staff and management positions including manager, East-West Business Development; manager, TI Europe Division; vice president, Corporate Staff; and vice president of TI Asia until his retirement in 1996. In 2000, he was appointed the first science and technology advisor to the US Secretary of State. In 2008 he received the Public Welfare Medal which honors the “extraordinary use of science for public good”.

Neureiter holds a B.A. in chemistry from the University of Rochester (1952) and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Northwestern University (1957).


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