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Jeffrey D. Clark, PhD

Jeffrey D. Clark, PhD
Chief Scientist, Intelligent Systems & Machine Learning Research

Dr. Jeffrey D. Clark is a senior defense research professional with nearly two decades of experience in multiple engineering and aviation applications. As an Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Scientist supporting the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Dr. Clark works closely on third generation neural network capabilities involving cognitive computing technology. He has incorporated innovative, novel machine learning techniques for detection of targets with varied illumination and provides data processing expertise on advanced OPIR collected data.

Dr. Clark has been affiliated with the US Air Force for over 20 years. He served as an officer and a pilot, supporting worldwide weapon systems and numerous fighter squadrons. Dr. Clark also has extensive experience in the education and training field, serving as Deputy Department Head and Assistant Professor for electrical and computer engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). Dr. Clark’s main focus was teaching graduate courses, executing research projects, and advising MS, PhD, and Post Doctoral personnel. 

Dr. Clark received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1994. He then completed both his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from AFIT in 2006 and 2011, respectively.

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