Research and Engineering

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Ms. Heidi Shyu

Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

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Ms. Barbara McQuiston

Performing the Duties of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

Office of the Director of Defense
Research and Engineering for Research and Technology
Office of the Director of Defense
Research and Engineering for
Modernization
Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities
Defense Innovation Unit
Terry Emmert, Deputies Assisstant Secretary of Defense, (Materiel Readiness), poses for his official portrait in the Army portrait studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, Feb. 17, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by Monica King/Released)

Principal Deputy Directors

Deputy Directors

DDRE(R&T)

Strategic Technology Protection & Exploitation

Research, Technology & Laboratories

DDRE(AC)

Alex Lovett Deputy Director

Prototypes & Experiments

DDRE(M) Principal Directors

Dr. Jill Crisman
Dr. Jill Crisman Principal Director

Artificial Intelligence

Mr. Wayne Nickols Principal Director

Autonomy

Dr. Stephanie Rogers Acting Principal Director

Biotechnology

Mr. CJ Maciag Acting Principal Director

Cyber

Dr. James Trebes
Dr. James Trebes Principal Director

Directed Energy

Dr. Michael Zatman Principal Director

Fully Networked Command, Control, and Communications

Mr. Michael White
Mr. Mike White Principal Director

Hypersonics

Dr. Brett Hamilton Acting Principal Director

Microelectronics

Research and Engineering Agencies

Several agencies crucial to the national research and development enterprise fall within the R&E enterprise: Missile Defense Agency, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and the new Space Development Agency.

Ms. Stephanie Thompkins Director

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Space Development Agency

USD(R&E)