Monique Beaudoin

Dr. Monique Beaudoin

Associate Research Scientist

University of Maryland Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security

Dr. Monique Beaudoin is a Principal Investigator at the UMD Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS), the first University-Affiliated Research Center (UARC) dedicated to Human Domain challenges for DoD and Intelligence Community. At ARLIS, she leads projects across several mission areas including Human Performance and Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, and Augmentation (AAA), and Cognitive Security (CogSec). Previously, she was as a Technical Program Manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), spearheading the Warfighter Health Research Program and the Neurological Health and Human Performance Program leading multidisciplinary research programs related to physiology, neuroscience, and human performance for the DoD/USG. She has also served as a Navy Civilian at the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global in the London, UK office, as an Associate Director/Science Director. Her primary focus was on development of the first Middle East/North Africa regional interdisciplinary science portfolio. She also managed the Warfighter Performance portfolio for ONRG, working collaboratively with Program Officers/Managers from other DoD funding agencies, often co-funding research together. She has also served as a US representative on the NATO Human Factors and Medicine (HFM) Research Task Group (RTG) on “Cognitive Neuroenchancement Techniques and Technology” and as an invited panelist for the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). She has participated in many source selection panels for DoD. In 2015, she presented a Global Technology Awareness series briefing for senior Pentagon leadership on the emergence of Synthetic Biology. Also in 2015, Dr. Beaudoin was awarded the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award. Dr. Beaudoin has also worked as a Staff Scientist at Strategic Analysis, Inc. (Arlington, VA), providing scientific, engineering, and technical assistance to several US government S&T funding agencies; as a research assistant at the National Defense University Industrial College of the Armed Forces (AKA the Eisenhower School); as a research assistant at the University of Massachusetts and for a private company; and as a private consultant in S&T. Dr. Beaudoin earned a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and BAs in Psychology and French/Francophone Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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