Powell, Robert –
Robert Powell was the Director of Research at MUFON from 2007 – 2017 and was also the head of MUFON’s Science Review Board. He was an active Field Investigator in the state of Texas having completed over 120 investigations and was a MUFON Star Team member. He is one of two authors of the detailed radar/witness report on the Stephenville Lights. Robert is also a member of the Society for Scientific Exploration, the National Space Society, and the Académie d’Ufologie.He is now serving as a board member for the SCU (Scientific Coalition for Ufology) which is hosting the AAPC 2019 event March 15-17, 2019 in Huntsville, Alabama at the Rocket City Conference Center.
Robert is active with FOIA requests to various government organizations to obtain information on historical cases and is a co-author of a book published in July 2012: UFOs and Government: A Historical Inquiry. Robert currently resides in Austin, Texas.Robert has a BS in Chemistry and is a former collegiate debater. He has 28 years in engineering management in the semiconductor industry from 1978 to 2006. While working at Advanced Micro Devices he has taken numerous internal courses related to device physics, design of experiments, and statistical analysis. He helped Advanced Micro Devices develop its first flash memory technology that is used in today’s flash cards for cameras, PCs, video cameras, and other products. His experience includes managing a state-of-the-art chemistry laboratory and managing a Research and Development group that worked on nanotechnology using atomic force microscopes, near-field optical microscopy, and other techniques. Robert is also a co-holder of four patents related to nanotechnology.
MUFON Research Director Robert Powell – UFOs & Government – Anomaly Archives lecture