Herb Nelson

Herb Nelson has been the Director of SERDP and ESTCP since 2016 and the Program Manager for Munitions Response since 2008. Prior to his time at SERDP and ESTCP, he was a Research Chemist at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC. In his career with the Department of Defense, he has worked on problems ranging from the molecular dynamics of small molecules to the detection and classification of unexploded ordnance using advanced electromagnetic induction sensors. He holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.

Contact Information: herbert.h.nelson10.civ@mail.mil; 571-372-6400