Calvin F. Williams
Strategic Capabilities Assets Program Branch Chief
Calvin Williams is the Chief of the Planning and Real Estate Branch in the Facilities Engineering and Real Property Division, where he manages the Agency’s real property portfolio and Agency master planning efforts. He has recently assumed the responsibility to manage the Strategic Capabilities Asset Program Branch in addition to his other responsibilities.
Mr. Williams joined NASA in December 2002, where he served as the Code OJX’s Lead Program Manager for Code R (Aeronautics) Centers. His responsibilities included managing the Construction of Facilities projects at NASA’s centers. He also served as the Sustainable Design Champion at the NASA Headquarters, leading NASA’s efforts in Sustainable Designs and certifications under the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Designs.
Before coming to NASA, Mr. Williams worked for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland for 12 years. He held several positions including Program Manager, Business Manager and Management Representative for ISO 9001 in the Design, Construction, and Alterations Branch. Mr. Williams managed both technical and administrative staff in support of design and construction activities at the NIH. As the Design Project Director of the Infrastructure Modernization Program, Mr. Williams managed the Master Utility Plan for upgrading the entire major utility infrastructure for the NIH Bethesda Campus.
Prior to joining NIH, Mr. Williams worked for the Department of Navy. He worked in facilities engineering positions for both shore activities and on nuclear submarines. He held the position of Program Manager at the Chesapeake Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, responsible for managing energy and other facility engineering projects. As a Program Manager for the Naval Sea System Command, Mr. Williams was responsible for testing, monitoring and extending the operating life of HVAC systems onboard the Navy’s nuclear class submarines.
After graduating from college, Mr. Williams worked for the Procter and Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. There he held the title of Thermal Engineer, responsible for designing and constructing HVAC systems for manufacturing facilities throughout the United States.
Mr. Williams graduated from Howard University, Washington, DC, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also obtained a Master Degree in Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.