The principals of Advanced Sciences and Technologies are committed to building the premier small business engineering services firm in our marketplace, providing our customers the highest quality, cost effective, mission critical engineering and technical services while fostering an environment of growth and opportunity for our employees.

"Our commitment is the highest level of quality and support to our customers and employees" - Frank A. Valenti, President/CEO

Our Mission


Advanced Sciences and Technologies (AS&T) was established in December 2005 for the purpose of providing continued high quality technical, administrative and engineering support services to our long-term FAA, commercial and DOD clients as a small business. The principals of AS&T have well established and demonstrated experience in successfully providing quality and cost effective support to our clients for over twenty five years. AS&T has an established reputation with our customers and our employees as a management team fully capable of developing and maintaining organizations that provide our customers a no-risk option for superior engineering and technical support services.

Our Mission

Advanced Sciences and Technologies

Corporate Headquarters

20 East Taunton Road, Suite 301

Berlin, NJ 08009

Executive Management

Advanced Sciences & Technologies is an engineering services company that is led by an executive team with more than 100 years of combined engineering experience.

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Frank A. Valenti

Mr. Frank Valenti has over 30 years experience in engineering services and has been a Principal and Sr. Vice President and COO of a successful small business. He has also held the position of Division President with a Fortune 500 company, L-3 Communications, with a strong record of success with P+L, operations and growth.

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Edward M. King III
Sr. Executive Vice President/COO

Mr. Edward King, with 30 years experience, has held senior level executive positions with a small business engineering services firm and two Fortune 500 companies, Raytheon, and most recently, as Division Vice President with L-3 Communications. Demonstrated success in organization development, business growth and customer and employee relationships.

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Bruce J. Raphelson
Vice President,
Systems Development and Test

Mr. Bruce Raphelson has over 30 years of experience in large scale DoD and DHS development programs. He has a significant background in Systems Engineering, Integration, Software Development, Test & Verification and has held engineering program leadership positions in these areas working for large and small businesses, including Raytheon and L-3 Communications before AS&T. Mr. Raphelson is directly responsible for daily contract management, customer interface, and strategic development & growth of the company’s efforts in support of our DoD, DHS, and private sector customers. He holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from Drexel University.

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Kenneth J. Hartnett
Vice President,
Advanced Systems and Concepts

Mr. Ken Hartnett has 20+ years of experience in all phases of the system life cycle for Battle Management, Command and Control, Communications and Intelligence (BMC4I) systems, C4ISR Systems, Coast Guard (Deepwater) Systems, Fire Control Systems, Air Traffic Control Systems and Simulation Systems. He is a DoD certified Enterprise Architect and is currently Chief Architect and System of Systems IPT for the Coast Guard's Deepwater System of Systems.