SCHRAMM, Fred
SCHRATECH
630 Shadowbrook Road
Winchester, TN 37398
Phone: 931-703-0581
fred@schratech.com
Mr. Schramm has industrial experience in aluminum production and as an engineering consultant. Now retired from NASA after nearly 25 years, he served as a production engineer for the Space Shuttle External Tank and Space Shuttle Main Engine Projects. He also spent three years developing production and operations plans for advanced launch vehicle concepts. Mr. Schramm is currently the administrator of the Independent Research and Development Program, a program for some of NASAs most advanced research, in the Technology Transfer Department at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), near Huntsville, Alabama. For the past 12 years he has formed partnerships between NASA and the private sector to make commercial products from NASA technologies. He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering Management from the University of Tennessee. He is an inventor, holding nine patents with one pending. He was named to "Who's Who at NASA" by NASA Tech Briefs Magazine in August 2000 and March 2004. He was inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame in April 2001 for his accomplishments in identification technologies. He was accepted into the AIDC 100 organization in March 2003 for his pioneering contributions to industry. He received the Federal Laboratory Consortium Excellence in Technology Transfer Award in May 2003.