brett hamilton

Brett Hamilton

Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Deputy Principal Director
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Mr. Brett Hamilton currently serves as the Deputy Principal Director, Microelectronics at OUSD(R&E) MOD. In that capacity he is responsible for programmatic and budgetary oversight of research development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E) programs and analysis related to microelectronics; integration of activities among DoD, Service laboratories, and fourth estate organizations; development of policy guidance and management oversight for assigned programs; and coordination with industry, universities, and Interagency partners, and other stakeholders. Mr. Hamilton provides technical leadership and policy guidance in assigned areas. Mr. Hamilton represents OUSD(R&E) and its Microelectronics programs, strategy, and priorities to key internal and external stakeholders, including developing, overseeing, and justifying program budgets. In Oct 2017 Mr. Hamilton was promoted to the rank of Senior Scientific Technical Manager (SSTM) and assumed the duties as the DoN's Distinguished Scientist for Trusted Microelectronics. In that role Mr. Hamilton oversaw full spectrum life cycle of scientific and engineering functions in research, design, development, testing, and security evaluation of microelectronics, areas where he holds over 10 patents. He routinely advises senior leadership regarding issues involving microelectronics trust and integrity, including testimony before the House Armed Services Committee on Oversight and Investigations.