Lee O. Cherry

ASI Board Member, ASI President and CEO

Engineering, Program and Project Management, Futurist.        


  • BS in Electronics Engineering (San Jose State University, Jan.’68)

  • Certificate in Hazardous Waste Management (University of California at Berkeley, 1995)

  • Certificate in Site Assessment and Remediation (University of California at Berkeley, 1997)

  • Some Addl Courses Incl: HEMP Facilities, TEMPEST Fac., LAN, MegaNetworks, Pulsars

  • Over 100 hrs of Contracts courses

  • Over 700 hrs of Environmental courses

Professional Experiences:

  • President and CEO, African Scientific Institute.

  • Project Manager and Engineering Consultant on international projects:

    • 2002: Completed physical assessment of 250 bed war damaged and vandalized hospital

    • 2001: Assisted Mozambique friendraise to fundraise through sponsoring and presenting its Ambassador to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area.

    • Presently serves as a technical advisor for landmine clearing.

    • Presently serves as the technical representative for the U.S. Trade Representative to an Indonesia country.

  • Project Manager of over $1 billion of specialized Navy/DoD projects for 12 years.

  • Environmental Engineer of Navy Facilities Engineering Command for 8 years, serving as technical and managerial representative on a 7 year, $250 million Remedial Action Construction contract and 3 year, $25 million Innovative Remediation contract, as well as being the alternate representative on a ten year, $300 million Environmental Studies and Design contract. Registered California Environmental Assessor for 5 years.

  • Electrical Power Distribution Design Engineer of PG&E, California for 10 years.


  • Co-founder of the African Scientific Institute, a non-profit corporation.

  • Co-founder of the Ghanaian-American Chamber of Commerce.

  • Co-founder and Board Member of Hollywood, Our Town, a non-profit corporation.

  • Publisher of SciTech Newspaper, with 25,000+ circulation in throughout the U.S.

  • Initiated, developed, and co-produced the “Blacks In Science Calendar”, retailed throughout the United States.

  • Featured in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who Among Engineers and Scientists, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who Among African Americans, the Dictionary of International Biography.

  • Registered ASI Fellow