U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Organization Timeline (1947–Present)

OSTI Directors Timeline, 1994 to 1997 1984 DOE/OSTI 1977 DOE/TIC 1975 ERDA/TIC 1972 AEC/TIC 1962 AEC/DTIE 1960 AEC/OTIE 1956 AEC/TISE 1951 AEC/TIS 1948 AEC/TID 1947 ORO/TID



Names and administrations may come and go, but the foundation of OSTI’s mission has remained the same: to advance science by making R&D findings available and useful to advance discovery.


Oak Ridge Directed Operations (ORO)

U.S. President

Manager

Name

1947 Truman Thompson Technical Information Division (TID)

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)

U.S. President

Manager

Name

1948 Truman Boardman Technical Information Division (TID)
1951 Truman Boardman/Abdian Technical Information Service (TIS)
1953 Eisenhower Abdian Technical Information Service (TIS)
1956 Eisenhower Day (Acting) Technical Information Service Extension (TISE)
1960 Eisenhower Shannon Office of Technical Information Extension (OTIE)
1961 Kennedy Shannon Office of Technical Information Extension (OTIE)
1962 Kennedy Shannon Division of Technical Information Extension (DTIE)
1963 Johnson Shannon Division of Technical Information Extension (DTIE)
1969 Nixon Shannon Division of Technical Information Extension (DTIE)
1972 Nixon Shannon Technical Information Center (TIC)
1974 Nixon/Ford Shannon Technical Information Center (TIC)

Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA)

U.S. President

Manager

Name

1975 Ford Shannon Technical Information Center (TIC)

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

U.S. President

Manager

Name

1977 Ford/Carter Shannon Technical Information Center (TIC)
1979 Carter Coyne Technical Information Center (TIC)
1984 Reagan Coyne Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
1991 Bush Buffum Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
1997 Clinton Warnick Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
2001 Bush Warnick Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
2009 Obama Warnick Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
2014 ObamaHitson (Acting)Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

Last updated on Monday 29 September 2014