3136 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Don joined the Division of Research in February 2015 as the Director of Innovation Partnerships where he is focused on innovation, fostering the development of big ideas, organizing partnerships with government and industry, and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship within the campus community, among other areas of responsibility. Don has over 30 years of experience within the government science and technology community. He previously served as the Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA’s) Strategic Technology Office, as a Program Manager in DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office, and as the Technical Director of the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency.