Theodore H. Lewis III is the Purchasing & Logistics Manager responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations for the department's purchasing, logistics and stockrooms in addition to training, monitoring and guiding staff and lab managers through the procurement processes. He supports faculty, staff, and students with order requests and payment transactions while coordinating with other departments and centers to effectively implement university purchasing procedures and policies.
Theodore started his career at Princeton University in 1995 as a technician in the Physics department. His first assignment was working for Dan Marlow on the Belle experiment, followed later by the Borexino experiment led by Frank Calaprice. In between assignments he held positions in the Machine shop and Metal stockroom for several years. Prior to his current role, Theodore managed the Metal and General stockrooms for 8 years before moving into Purchasing for another 8 years.