Robert L. Popp
Year Inducted: 2003
Degree: (Ph.D. Electrical Engineering '97)
Bio: Dr. Popp is Deputy Director of the DARPA Information Awareness Office, Arlington, VA. He is responsible for assisting the IAO Director in the oversight of programs and monitors the capabilities of existing and proposed information systems in the problem domains of the office to meet enhanced future threats and to identify and exploit advanced technologies offering potential solutions to deficiencies. He previously was Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Advanced Systems & Concepts; Principal Scientist, Program Manager and Director of Business Development with ALPHATECH; and Senior Scientist and Program Manager with Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN). He has published more than 60 journal and conference technical papers and holds two U.S. patents.