William Casebeer

William D. Casebeer, PhD, USAF (Ret.)

Senior Manager, Human Systems and Autonomy

Lockheed Martin

Bill is the Senior Research Area Manager in Human Systems and Autonomy for Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories where his team develops performance improvement solutions for human-machine teams.  He has a decade of experience in program management and leading large groups of scientists and engineers in multiple settings.  Before ATL, Bill was a DARPA PM in the Defense Sciences Office and the Biological Technologies Office, where he started the Narrative Networks and Low-Cost EEG programs, and led the Accelerated Learning, Education Dominance, Strategic Social Interaction Modules, Young Faculty Award, and other programs.  His last command position was as Deputy Director of the Technology Advancement and Warfighter Training Department for the 500-person Joint Warfare Analysis Center, and he has multiple tours with deployed time as an intelligence officer.  He has a joint PhD in Cognitive Science and Philosophy from UC-San Diego, MA in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School, MA in Philosophy from the University of Arizona and a BS in Political Science from the USAF Academy.  Publications include an MIT Press neural network book (here), a neuroethics article in Nature Reviews Neuroscience (here), and a book on violent non-state actors (here).  His research interests include autonomy, applied neuroscience, machine learning, political violence, social simulation and neuroethics.