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Stephanie Stilson

Stephanie Stilson

Washington D.C.

NASA Deep Dive Team Lead
Technical Capability Assessment Team


Stephanie Suzanne Stilson is currently on a detail assignment at NASA Headquarters in the District of Columbia, assisting the Technical Capability Assessment Team as a deep dive team lead. In this role, she conducts detailed assessments of particular solutions and technical capabilities to enable NASA leadership to make informed decisions on investing/divesting strategically within the budget while strengthening innovation in critical areas needed to advance our mission.

Prior to this assignment, Stilson was a NASA senior technologist within the Strategic Integration Division of the Office of the Chief Technologist developing policy, requirements and strategy for NASA's technology development activities and investments. Stilson has received numerous honors including multiple "On the Spot" Awards, Group Achievement Awards, a Certificate of Commendation, the 2005 Center Director's Award, and NASA's Outstanding Leadership Metal.

Born in Athens, Georgia, Stilson graduated from Cape Coral High School in Cape Coral, Florida. She received BS degrees in electrical and computer engineering from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina as well as a MS in engineering management and a MBA from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.