Dr. Bryant Wysocki, a Senior-Level Executive, is the Technical Advisor for C4I and Cyber Systems for the Air Force and Associate Director, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York. As the recognized national/international authority on C4I and cyber systems, Dr. Wysocki provides technical oversight of these areas for the Air Force and advice on C4l and cyber systems to the highest level Air Force and government officials.
The mission of the Information Directorate is to lead the discovery, development and integration of affordable warfighting information technologies for our air, space and cyberspace multi-domain forces. The directorate consists of more than 1,200 onsite military, civilian scientists, engineers and support personnel with an annual budget greater than $1.8 billion. Dr. Wysocki evaluates technical approaches and develops transition strategies for directorate technologies and serves as the senior scientist liaison to external national and international partners across government, academia and industry.
Dr. Wysocki started his active duty career with the Air Force as a nuclear weapons technician in 1991 and served in numerous technical and operational positions throughout his service as a development engineer and later as a civilian scientist. Previously, as Information Directorate Chief Engineer, Dr. Wysocki was responsible for the development and implementation of tailored engineering policies, processes and technical programs across the directorate’s broad spectrum of information science research and development. He served the directorate as the primary authority on systems engineering and technology program management and provided technical oversight on directorate programs and engineering workforce development. Dr. Wysocki is a retired Air Force officer with experience in industry, academia and government. He has a broad span of technical leadership experience with a diverse background in military operations, acquisitions, logistics, maintenance, program management, systems engineering, engineering physics, fundamental research and technology development.
1994 Associate of Science, Nuclear Munitions Systems Technology, Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2001 Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown
2001 Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown
2005 Master of Science, Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2005 Graduate Certificate, Measurement and Signature Intelligence, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2011 Doctor of Philosophy, Electrical Engineering with an additional concentration in Engineering Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
1. 1991‒1993, Nuclear Weapons Technician, United States Air Forces in Europe
2. 1993‒1998, B-2 Program Nuclear Maintenance, 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.
3. 1998‒2001, Airman Education and Commissioning Program, West Virginia University, Morgantown
4. 2001‒2003, Lead Spacecraft Engineer, 50th Space Wing, Schriever AFB, Colo.
5. 2003‒2005, Graduate Studies, Air Force Institute of Technology Department of Engineering Physics, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
6. 2005‒2007, Photonics Research Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory Sensor’s Directorate (RY), Rome Research Site, N.Y.
7. 2007‒2008, Deputy Chief, Electro-Optics Branch, AFRL/RY, Rome Research Site, N.Y.
8. 2009‒2011, Chief, Integration & Transition Branch, AFRL Information Directorate (RI), Rome Research Site, N.Y.
9. 2011‒2012, Corporate Science Team Member, Booz Allen Hamilton, Rome Research Site, N.Y.
10. 2012‒2015, Neuromorphic Computing Lead, AFRL/RI, Rome Research Site, N.Y.
11. 2015‒2018, Chief Engineer, AFRL/RI, Rome Research Site, N.Y.
12. 2018‒present, Technical Advisor for C4I and Cyber Systems and Associate Director, AFRL/RI, Rome Research Site, N.Y.
1993, 1997, 2003, U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal
1997 USAF/AETC John L. Levitow Leadership Award
2001 USAF/AETC Colonel Dick Scobee Leadership Award
2002 U.S. Air Force Achievement Medal
2005 Academic Research Excellence Award, International Association of Old Crows
2011 AFRL/RI Major General John C. Toomay Award for Research Excellence
2011 The U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
2013 AFRL/RI Research and Technology Team Award
2013 AFRL/RI Basic Research Award
2013 AFRL Scientific/Technical Achievement Award
2014 Star Team Leader Award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
2014 Mohawk Valley Engineers Executive Council, Engineer of the Year
2015 IEEE Leadership Award
2017 AFRL Critical Engineering Position Leadership Award
2018 Exemplary Civilian Service Award
(Current as of February 2019)