Leonard Poveromo

Executive Director

Composite Prototyping Center

Leonard Poveromo is the Executive Director of the CPC, a non-profit composite manufacturing development facility in Plainview, NY. Prior to this, Mr. Poveromo was an Engineering Fellow and Director of Technology Development for Northrop Grumman's Aerospace Systems. Mr. Poveromo has held leadership positions in the Advanced Composite community throughout his 44-year career. His technical contributions and involvement with professional societies have been significant to the Advanced Composites industry whose evolution his career has paralleled. Mr. Poveromo is a fellow of SAMPE; Chemical and Molecular Engineering External Advisory Board at NYU/Poly University; Advisory Committee Member of Stony Brook University's Mechanical Engineering Department; Member of South Carolina Research Authority's Technical Advisory Board and Executive Steering Committee. He has authored over 30 technical papers, holds several patents, was awarded SPI's Centerpoise Award. He was Program and General Chairman of SAMPE's National Technical Conference and the Carbon Fiber Conferences.