Dr. Mark T. Maybury relenquished his position as Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force in July 2013.
Dr. Mark T. Maybury is Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He serves as chief scientific adviser to the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force, and provides assessments on a wide range of scientific and technical issues affecting the Air Force mission. In this role he identifies and analyzes technical issues and brings them to attention of Air Force leaders, and interacts with other Air Staff principals, operational commanders, combatant commands, acquisition, and science and technology communities to address cross-organizational technical issues and solutions. He also interacts with other services and the Office of the Secretary of Defense on issues affecting the Air Force in-house technical enterprise. He serves on the Steering Committee and Senior Review Group of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, or SAB. He also is the principal science and technology representative of the Air Force to the civilian scientific and engineering community and to the public at large.
Dr. Maybury served on the SAB as Vice Chair of Science and Technology, Vice Chair of a study on remotely piloted aircraft, and member on SAB studies on commercial space, rapid on-orbit checkout, and operating in contested cyberspace. He also chaired a SAB Information S&T review and vice chaired a human effectiveness S&T review at the Air Force Research Laboratory. He has additionally served on studies for the Defense Science Board and the Intelligence Science Board. A former Air Force officer, Dr. Maybury is currently on a leave of absence as an Executive Director at the MITRE Corporation. He has edited or co-authored 10 books, authored more than 60 refereed publications, and been awarded several U.S. patents.
1986 Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics, valedictorian, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.
1987 Masters of Philosophy degree in computer speech and language processing, Cambridge University, England
1989 Masters of Business Administration degree, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.
1991 Doctorate of Philosophy in artificial intelligence, Cambridge University, England
1. 1987 - 1990, Research Team Chief, Rome Air Development Center, Griffiss Air Force Base, N.Y.
2. 1990-1992, Group Leader, Intelligence Information Systems and AI, MITRE Corp., Bedford, Mass.
2. 1992 - 1995, Associate/Department Head, Advanced Information Systems Technology, MITRE Corp., Bedford, Mass.
3. 1996 - 1998, Deputy Division Manager, National Intelligence, MITRE Corp., Bedford, Mass.
4. 1998 - 2010, Executive Director, Information Technology Division, MITRE Corp., Bedford, Mass.
5. October 2010 - present, Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Scientific Achievement Award, Rome Air Development Center
MITRE Best Paper Award
Award from New York City for support of World Trade Center rescue and recovery efforts
Secretary of Defense Recognition Award for support to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, Iraq
Presidential Recognition Award for planning for the Terrorism Information Sharing Environment
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Association for Computation and Machinery
Association for Computational Linguistics
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
Lifetime Member, Cambridge Society
Public Diplomacy Council
(Current as of Juky 2013)