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Brammer, Dr. Robert F.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Brammer Technology, LLC

Dr. Robert F. Brammer is the President and CEO of Brammer Technology, LLC, a consultancy focusing on advanced information technology, environment and climate, and security. He recently retired as vice president for Advanced Technology and chief technology officer (CTO) for Northrop Grumman's Information Systems (IS) sector. In this role, he was responsible for the overall technology strategy and Independent Research and Development (IRAD) programs, technology and research partnerships, technical talent development and intellectual property management.

Dr. Brammer has a B.S. Degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan, and MA and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from the University of Maryland. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi and is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He received achievement awards for work on the Apollo program and for principal investigator research on NASA and NOAA satellite remote-sensing programs. He is a Fellow of both the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers and the American Meteorological Society. He is also a senior member or member of several other professional societies, including the IEEE, MAA, SIAM, SMPTE, and AGU. Dr. Brammer has published numerous research papers in the journals of these societies.

He has served on advisory boards for the Department of Defense, the National Research Council, the Naval Studies Board, the National Science Foundation, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, and NASA. He is also a member of the External Relations Council for the Internet2 Consortium, the Dean’s Council for the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, and the Board of Visitors for the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland. Security Magazine recently named Dr. Brammer as one of the 25 most influential people in the security industry, and ExecutiveBiz named him as one of the top ten CTOs in the Greater Washington DC area.

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