In addition to being President of GA-CCRi, Donald Brown is the William Stansfield Calcott Professor of Engineering and Applied Science and director of the Applied Predictive Technology Laboratory at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on predictive modeling, statistical learning, and data fusion with applications to security and safety.
Drawing from his extensive expertise, Dr. Brown has been a principal or co-principal investigator for over 80 research contracts with federal, state, and private organizations. He has published over 100 research papers and two edited books on data fusion and statistical learning.
Dr. Brown is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the National Institute for Aerospace, and is the recipient of many awards. The Governor of Virginia presented him with the Governor’s Technology Award for enabling rapid crime analysis by local law enforcement agencies. From the IEEE, Dr. Brown received the Joseph Wohl Career Achievement Award for his work in systems engineering and data fusion; the Norbert Wiener Award for Outstanding Research in systems engineering, data fusion, and information analysis; the Intelligence and Security Informatics Award for outstanding research in information for security, law enforcement, and intelligence; the Outstanding Contribution Award; and the Millennium Medal.
Dr. Brown has served on the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on Transportation Security as well as its Committee on Surface Transportation Infrastructure Security. He was also a member of the National Academy of Sciences panel on High Performance Computing and Crisis Management.