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Dr. Arati Prabhakar
Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Arati Prabhakar, Ph.D., is director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Serving in this position since July 2012, she has focused the agency’s efforts on rethinking complex military systems in fundamental ways; harnessing the information explosion to address national security challenges; and planting new seeds of technological surprise in fields as diverse as mathematics, synthetic biology, and neurotechnology. More
Dr. Steven Walker
Deputy Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Dr. Steven H. Walker is a member of the Senior Executive Service and currently serves as the deputy director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Immediately prior to this, he held the position of director of the Tactical Technology Office (TTO) at DARPA. More
Program Manager, Biological Technologies Office
Dr. Phillip Alvelda is a Program Manager in the Biological Technologies Office, where he is developing programs to take the latest neural engineering science and technology out of the laboratory and seed the creation of new mind-enabled industries. More
Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office
Dr. Ashish Bagai joined DARPA in March 2012 as a Program Manager in the Tactical Technology Office. More
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Kerry Bernstein
Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office
Kerry Bernstein joined DARPA in September 2012 as a program manager in the Microsystems Technology Office. His interests are in the areas of hardware assurance, hardware-based cybersecurity capabilities, and supply chain risk management, including anti-counterfeit and anti-tampering issues. His interests also include emerging post-CMOS device technologies for supporting future defense computing workloads. More
Program Manager, Biological Technologies Office
Dr. Blake Bextine joined DARPA as a Program Manager in March 2016. He is interested in novel approaches to addressing issues facing agricultural biotechnology and biosecurity, including nucleic acid-based anti-pathogen/anti-pest strategies, insect and plant transformation strategies for rapid trait selection, and innovative approaches for altering insect behaviors. More
Timothy Booher
Program Manager, Information Innovation Office
Mr. Timothy Booher joined DARPA as a program manager in February 2014. His principal R&D focus is on cyberspace technology. More
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Office Director, Strategic Technology Office
Dr. Thomas J. Burns is the director of the Strategic Technology Office (STO). As STO director, he is responsible for a diverse portfolio of programs in battle management, command and control; communications and networking; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; electronic warfare; and positioning, navigation and timing. More