Col Tammy Low, USAF

Deputy S&T Advisor and International S&T Lead
2022 Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference : INTERNATIONAL S&T WORKSHOP
Col Tammy Low is currently the Deputy Science and Technology Advisor to the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM). She leads their International Science and Technology (S&T) engagement program to strengthen defense partnerships through S&T. Additionally, Col Low provides advice in scientific matters and evaluates S&T solutions to warfighter requirements.

Her previous assignments include Commander, Headquarters Air Force Drug Testing Laboratory, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and Deputy Director and International Program Officer, Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development in Tokyo, Japan. Col Low also served as Director of Laboratory Operations and Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the United States Air Force Academy, and Chief of the Fuels Branch, Propulsion Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory. Additionally, she was the Executive Officer to the Commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Executive Officer to the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, and a Biotechnology Research Officer at the Air Force Technical Applications Center.

Col Low received her commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps in May 1997, as a distinguished graduate. In addition to her biochemistry undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University, she holds two master’s degrees, one in Chemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and the second in Strategic Studies from the United States Air War College. Col Low also earned her Doctor of Philosophy in organic chemistry from the University of Florida. Her awards include the Air Force Outstanding Scientist Team, Finalist for the Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award, and United States Air Force Academy Outstanding Academy Educator.