Dr. Jeffrey Pursel oversees a collection of laboratories pursuing multidisciplinary R&D and directs our corporate-wide Independent R&D and technical strategic investment portfolios.
Dr. Jeffrey Pursel has over 25 years of experience in research and development supporting the Department of Defense and Intelligence Communities. He leads the organization's research efforts focused on developing and maturing innovative technologies with our customers to enhance our nation’s security and interests.
Prior to his current role, Jeff served as a member of the research staff and ultimately Director of the Electromagnetics Laboratory. He has extensive experience in the development of highly efficient software for computational electromagnetics applications and design optimization tools. He was the principal architect of novel design tools that integrated optimization algorithms, computational prediction engines, and scriptable CAD tools employed to enhance system performance and mission impacts.
Jeff holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from California State University Fresno, and an M.S. and PhD in engineering science specializing in computational electromagnetics from University of Mississippi.