NRAO’s Lory Wingate outlines Project Management best practice in new textbook.

December 18, 2014

AUI wishes to congratulate Lory Wingate, whose book, “Project Management for Research and Development: Guiding Innovation for Positive R&D Outcomes” has been published by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, an important publisher of scientific, technical, and medical content for academics, professionals, and students.

Lory is Director of Program Management at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO). Her book forms part of the publisher’s Best Practices and Advances in Program Management series, outlining methods that can be applied to innovation projects and other creative endeavors. The book’s diagrams, surveys, checklists, and question-answer forms guide readers through a process that helps them structure their own projects. NRAO has benefitted from Lory’s expertise in this area since she joined in 2009, following previous roles in policy research, aerospace engineering, production and support, and scientific research organizations. She has an MBA in information technology management, is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®), and Certified Expert Systems Engineer (INCOSE®). Her book can be obtained through or