Joe Thomas is the Director of the National Center for Automotive Science and Technology at Weber State University (NCAST) and the Manager of the Mobile Source and Transportation Section (MST) for the Utah Division of Air Quality. In this capacity, Joe is responsible for managing the activities of the Center and its partners and the day-to- day activities of the MST section.
He holds an engineering degree and is a Licensed Environmental Scientist. He has authored numerous technical papers and reports on gasoline and diesel vehicle emissions and their controls. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and has served on numerous technical committees for SAE and the United States Environmental Protection Agency(EPA).