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Erik Nordhausen

Executive Advisory Board

Center for Advanced Manufacturing of Polymers and Soft Materials


Manager for the Materials Engineering Department, Raytheon Integrated Air Defense Center


Erik Nordhausen is currently the Department Manager for the Materials Engineering Department, part of the Mechanical Engineering Directorate (MED) in the Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business segment of Raytheon.

The Materials Engineering Department has capabilities in mechanical testing, chemical analysis, electron microscopy, failure and reliability analysis, optical finishing, ceramic development and processing, electrical and environmental analysis, and diamond synthesis.  

He has been with Materials Engineering for 18 years, and has experience with electronic packaging materials and the research and development of advanced materials.  He currently works out of the Integrated Air Defense Center (IADC) in Andover, Massachusetts. 

Erik has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Massachusetts and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University which he earned while on Raytheon Miccioli Scholarship.