As director of Facilities, Maintenance and Engineering Dr. Dante Tedaldi provides leadership to a staff of 200 employees engaged in planning, design, and execution of facility improvements and advances for the technologically complex Frederick National Laboratory facilities. The full-service operation, including in-house design-build, construction, maintenance and facilities management functions delivers highly customized creative solutions by integrating the scientific requirements of world-class cancer and AIDS researchers into planning and engineering disciplines as well as maintenance activities.
Prior to joining Leidos Biomedical Research, Tedaldi was employed for over 18 years by Bechtel Corporation and had demonstrated success in operations review, work process improvement, feasibility studies, and design and implementation of high-impact projects. He has led and influenced policy dialogue and conducted competitive assessments with far-reaching implications for conversion and reuse of former industrial facilities and military installations within the United States and Russia.
He received both his B.E. in Chemical Engineering and M.E. in Environmental Engineering from Manhattan College and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. He has a combined total of over twenty peer-reviewed technical publications, book chapters, and national and international conference presentations related to facilities management, environmental engineering and hazardous waste management. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Maryland and Texas and a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.