Patrick D. Gallagher, American federal agency administrator, physicist. Recipient Gold medal, United States Department Commerce, 2006. Member of American Association for Advancement of Science, American Physical Society.
Gallagher, Patrick D. was born in 1963 in Albuquerque.
Bachelor in Physics and Philosophy, Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Pittsburgh, 1991.
Scientist, researcher National Institute Standards Technology & Research (The National Institute of Standards and Technology) United States Department Commerce, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1993—2000, agency representative White House National Science & Technology Council, 2000, director Center Neutron Research, 2004—2008, deputy director National Institute Standards & Technology, 2008—2009, director, since 2009. Member solid state science committee National Research Council.
Member of American Association for Advancement of Science, American Physical Society.