Lecture: Dr. Reggie Brothers on Multi-disciplinary Facets of National Security

Lecture: Dr. Reggie Brothers on Multi-disciplinary Facets of National Security

January 30 @ 9 – 10:30 a.m.

On behalf of the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio, you are invited to attend an upcoming lecture by Dr. Reggie Brothers, Principal at The Chertoff Group and former Under Secretary for Science and Technology at the Department of Homeland Security. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear a dynamic and engaging speaker on the topic of national security!
The topic will be: “Multi-disciplinary Facets of National Security”.

Registration: https://utsaresearch.wufoo.com/forms/guest-lecture-dr-reginald-brothers

Dr. Reggie Brothers, Chertoff Group Principal
Areas of Focus: Science and Technology for Homeland Security and Defense, Corporate strategic planning, Critical infrastructure risk assessments, Crisis and risk management
Previous Government Experience:
Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security (2014 –2017)
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research, Department of Defense (2011 – 2014)
Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (2002-2007)
At DHS, Dr. Brothers was responsible for a science and technology portfolio that includes basic and applied research, development, demonstration, testing, and evaluation with the purpose of helping DHS operational elements and the Nation’s first responders achieve their missions in the most effective, most efficient, and safest manner possible. At DoD, he was responsible for policy and oversight of the Department’s science and technology programs from basic research through advanced technology development. Dr. Brothers was also responsible for the Department’s laboratories and, as architect of the long-term strategic direction of the Department’s science and technology programs, oversaw scientific advancements necessary for the continued technological superiority of U.S. Armed Forces.
At DARPA, Dr. Brothers developed programs across a variety of technical disciplines including wireless and optical communications, precision navigation and timing, RADAR and LADAR. Dr. Brothers was also a Technical Director at BAE Systems, a Group Leader at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Assistant Group Leader at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and Principal Architect at a successful wireless start-up company.
At Chertoff Group, Dr. Brothers will bring to bear his extensive experience across the Science and Technology Ecosystem (Government, Industry, Non-Profits, National Laboratories and Academia). Dr. Brothers is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhDEE and CS), Southern Methodist University (MSEE) and Tufts University (BSEE).


Jan 30 2018


09:00 AM - 10:30 AM