Robert F (Bob) Brammer, PhD

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Robert F Brammer
President and CEO
Brammer Technology, LLC
Andover, MA 01810

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Bob Brammer, an active AMS Member, and an active Fellow of the AMS, is the President and CEO of Brammer Technology, LLC, a consultancy in Andover, Massachusetts that focuses on advanced information technology, environment and climate, and security. He joined Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector in 2004 and in 2011 retired as Vice President for Advanced Technology and Chief Technology Officer. In that role he was responsible for the overall technology strategy and independent research and development programs, technology and research partnerships, technical talent development, and intellectual property management. Between 1974 and 2004, Dr Brammer worked for The Analytic Sciences Corporation (TASC), serving as its Chief Tecdhnology Officer and, previously, as director of its Physical Sciences Division. In his CTO position he was responsible for TASC's technology strategy and investments and also worked on a dual assignment as the CTO for Primark, a previous TASC parent corporation, where he led technology infusion from TASC into Primark's global financial information businesses, emphasizing telecommunications, web technology, security, and analytics. In his director role, Dr. Brammer led numerous research and development programs in high-performance computing, digital image processing and geophysical sciences for programs within the U.S. national security community. He also led the development of the first commercial weather satellite ground station, as part of a real-time commercial weather information business. From 1968 to 1974 Dr Brammer was an Aerospace Technology Mathematician with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, where he worked on Apollo and Skylab with a focus on real-time software for tracking, command, telemetry, and communications. Dr Brammer has a BS degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan, and MA and PhD degrees in mathematics from the University of Maryland. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi and is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He received achievement awards for work on the Apollo program and for principal investigator research on NASA and NOAA satellite remote-sensing programs. In addition to being an AMS Fellow, he is a Fellow of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. He is also a senior member or member of several other professional societies, including the IEEE, MAA, SIAM, SMPTE, and AGU. Dr. Brammer has published numerous research papers in the journals of these societies. He has served on advisory boards for the Department of Defense, the National Research Council, the Naval Studies Board, the National Science Foundation, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, and NASA. He is also a member of the External Relations Council for the Internet2 Consortium, the Dean's Council for the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, and the Board of Visitors for the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences at the University of Maryland. Security Magazine recently named Dr. Brammer as one of the 25 most influential people in the security industry, and ExecutiveBiz named him as one of the top ten CTOs in the Greater Washington DC area.

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