Chief of the Technology Forecasting Office at CCDC Army Research Laboratory
Dr. Troy Alexander is Chief of the Technology Forecasting Office at CCDC Army Research Laboratory – the Army’s Corporate Laboratory. In this role, he is responsible for driving a leading edge program, dedicated to projecting future development cycles for critical Army technologies. Prior to assuming his current position, Dr. Alexander served as the Director of Strategy and Acting Director of Basic Research at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology. Over the past 20 years, Troy has held multiple leadership positions in the Army Science and Technology (S&T) Enterprise, garnering a broad array of awards, publications, patents, and book chapters focused on defense research. During his career, Dr. Alexander has contributed to several forward-leaning efforts that are expected to influence defense research for many years to come – including the Department of Defense (DoD) Long Range Research and Development Program Plan (LRRDPP).
Dr. Alexander holds a Ph. D in Chemistry from Marquette University (2000) and a B. S. in Chemistry from Louisiana State University (1995).