Dr. Russ Alexander has over 30 years of experience in research and development for the Department of Defense.
Previously, he managed the technology transfer program at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command and the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center. Dr. Alexander also worked as a lead in the Ground Based Midcourse Defense SBIR/STTR program for the Missile Defense Agency. He has been involved in collaborative research between defense laboratories and industry throughout most of his career.
He holds a B.S.ChE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Mississippi, an M.S. in Business Administration from Texas A&M University-Texarkana, and an MSE in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of South Africa. Dr. Alexander is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Alabama.