Dr. Robert Lusardi
Dr. Robert J. Lusardi serves as the Deputy Program Manager for the USMC’s Light Armored Vehicle Program since early 2004. In this capacity, he has responsibility for all aspects of acquisition and sustainment of the Marine Corps fleet of LAV’s.
Along with the LAV, Dr. Lusardi has extensive experience in the development, production, fielding, and sustainment of complex weapon systems including the M60 tank, the M1 tank, the Fox NBCRS, the HMMWV, and countermine systems.
Dr. Lusardi has a BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. In addition, he completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.