Dr. Jonathan Odom

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Program manager
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Dr. Jonathan Odom joined DARPA in late 2019 as a program manager in the Adaptive Capabilities Office focused on technology development to drive new warfighting architectures.

Prior to joining DARPA, Odom was the chief scientist of the Advanced Concepts Laboratory at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. In that role he led research and development projects from undersea to space and managed the lab’s internal research and development portfolio. As both an engineer and computer scientist, he is interested in bringing the power of theory and data together to solve challenging problems. His research interests include real-time automated decision support, physics-based statistical signal processing, cybersecurity, optimization of heterogeneous systems of systems, and advanced learning algorithms.

Odom received his B.S.E., M.S., and doctorate from Duke University, where he also held the position of adjunct assistant professor. As a researcher, he has been supported by the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, DARPA, Department of Defense, and other United States Government entities.