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David Brown

Southwest Research Institute
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Region 5 (Southwestern U.S.)

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David Brown is a research engineer in the Defense & Intelligence Solutions Division at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) where he is the lead engineer for advanced electronic warfare (EW) system research & development. His research interests include applied cognitive EW, including methodologies to push AI/ML algorithms to the sensor edge and smart data compression for congested data transport layers. Prior to joining SwRI, he held a variety of EW related research & development positions and was an adjunct professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. In addition to engineering experience in EW, David developed experience in practical application of EW as a B-1B aviator. David received undergraduate and graduate training in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech as well as Master of Arts and Master of Divinity from Liberty University. David is a Distinguished Graduate of the Joint Electronic Warfare Officer School and is the recipient of the AOC EW Pioneer Award and RF Award. He served as the co-chair of the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Low Latency Subcommittee, which focused on EW specific concerns within open architecture systems. David is a senior member of the IEEE, and licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia.

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