Rob Hengst

Large Facilities Advisor, Large Facilities Office, NSF Office of Budget, Finance & Award Management

Rob Hengst is one of the Large Facilities Liaisons within the Large Facilities Office (LFO) at NSF. He has been at NSF for three years, working primarily with various distributed network projects such as NEON, OOI, SAGE, GAGE, and the Academic Research Fleet. Prior to joining NSF, he served 20 years on active duty in the US Coast Guard and retired as a Commander. During his CG career he held various roles, ranging from underway time at sea, to marine safety and oil spill response, international logistics, and most significantly as a civil engineer and acquisition project/program manager. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and has Master’s Degrees in CE from the University of Illinois and Project Management from George Washington University.


Business System Reviews – Updates and Practices
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 – 8:00 am
This session will provide an overview of the revised Business Systems Guide. Then participants will engage in small group activities to identify experiences and challenges with applying the BSR framework to support the organizational operations, management, and monitoring of Major Facility awards.

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