SDNS Speakers Committee

The ASA SDNS Speakers Program Committee identifies experienced statisticians working in defense and security readily available to speak at colleges and universities to describe their work and share their enthusiasm for this important field.  If a section member is interested in becoming a speaker please contact the current committee chair.      


The committee chair is:

Dan Merl (, Machine Intelligence Group Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

The committee member are the following:

Alyson G. Wilson (  Professor, Department of Statistics and Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Analytic Sciences, North Carolina State University 

Laura J. Freeman ( Senior Technical Advisor, Director Operational Test and Evaluation at Institute for Defense Analyses

Joseph D. Warfield  ( Senior Statistician, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory