Russ Alexander (Chemical Engineering)

Dr. Russ Alexander has over 25 years of experience with the Department of Defense, beginning in 1984 as a Quality and Reliability Engineering Intern for the U.S. Army Materiel Command. His early positions have included stints in basic research as a materials engineer for the Army Research Laboratory, and as a reliability engineer for the Army Missile Command.

More recent positions have been as the Technology Transfer Program Manager for the Army Space and Missile Defense Command (where he was selected as the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer, Southeast Region Laboratory Representative of the Year in 1998).

As a systems engineer involved in the Small Business Innovation Research program with the Missile Defense Agency.

Dr. Alexander became Chief, Office of Research and Technology Applications at the Aviation & Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) in October 2006. He is also the Small Business Technology Transfer program coordinator for AMRDEC.

Dr. Alexander is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Alabama. He is also on the adjunct faculty at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the Florida Institute of Technology