Rick Lazarick, an engineer with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Research and Development for 5 years, specializes in technologies applicable to airport physical security, biometrics, access control and analysis of security system effectiveness. He has over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, in and out of the federal government. Rick is currently the TSA Program Manager for the Airport Access Control Pilot Program, and is the DOT voting member on INCITS Technical Committee M1 – Biometrics. He is also a member of the US Delegation to the inaugural meeting of the international SC37 subcommittee on Biometrics Standards. He recently co-chaired the Aviation Security Biometrics Working Group, which published its findings November 2001.
Previously, Rick was instrumental in the development of the FAA's "Total Architecture for Aviation Security" which was based on an effectiveness analysis method of his design.
He received a B.S.
degree in Aerospace Engineering from Brown University in 1971, and
an M.A. degree in Mathematics from The College of New Jersey.
Rick was the winner
of the Carnahan Cup in 2001, and hosted the 2002 ICCST in Atlantic
City, New Jersey, USA.