Division Director, NSF Division of Acquisition and Cooperative Support
Mr. Lupis has overall responsibility for strategic leadership and management of the National Science Foundation’s procurement operations, and for cooperative agreements supporting construction and operation of NSF major facilities. As NSF’s Senior Procurement Executive, Mr. Lupis provides guidance and direction for acquisition strategies, while also engaging with outside organizations such as OMB’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in executing government-wide procurement initiatives. In the area of financial assistance policy, Mr. Lupis has been a contributor in developing NSF policies to strengthen cost management and oversight of NSF sponsored facilities. Prior to his current position at NSF, Mr. Lupis worked at NASA, holding a variety of operations, policy and management positions at NASA Headquarters, Goddard Space Flight Center, Ames Research Center, and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. As a NASA Contracting Officer, Mr. Lupis was responsible for numerous award actions including contracts with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for management and operation of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and with Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory for Aerospace Research, Development, and Engineering Support. Mr. Lupis began his career as a Procurement Intern at the Department of Defense (Navy).
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