Anthony Di Stasio

Director, DPA Title III

Industrial Base Investments Office

Mr. Di Stasio currently serves as the Acting Director of the Industrial Base Investments Office and the Director of the Defense Production Act, Title III. Mr. Anthony Di Stasio has 17 years of experience at US Army CCDC Armaments Center and OUSD focused on the area of munitions design and development. Prior to his current position at Industrial Policy, he served as the Program Manager for the Dept. of Defense Joint Enhanced Munitions Technology Program (JEMTP) at USD R&E. His other major responsibilities included serving as the US National Lead for the USD R&E TTCP-TP-4 for energetics.

His assignments at CCDC-Armaments Center have included Project Officer for the Insensitive Munitions Explosive program, Project Officer for the Future Requirements of Enhanced Energetics for Decisive Munitions energetics Program, and Project Officer for the Joint Program Executive Officer Armaments and Ammunition Explosive Thrust area and Insensitive Munitions Technical Lead for various end items. He is responsible for over 5 field transition technologies. He holds 5 patents for the development of the subscale Insensitive Munitions testing and production of Nano-energetics. He has won 3 Research and Development awards from the Army as well as awards from NATO-OTAN for contributions to Insensitive Munitions technology development. He was also given one of TIME Magazines “Inventions of the Year” in 2010.

Mr. Di Stasio has expertise in the area of energetic materials, detonation train design, nano-energetics, gun propulsion, rocket propulsion, Insensitive Munitions, Program Management and risk analysis.

Mr. Di Stasio received a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Delaware.