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Defense Innovation Scholar

Dylan Asmar

Dylan Asmar is the Hugh H. Skilling Stanford Graduate Fellow and a Ph.D. student in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford under the supervision of Professor Mykel Kochenderfer. He was a distinguished graduate from the United States Air Force Academy in 2011, where he obtained his B.S. degree in Astronautical Engineering and Mathematics. He obtained a M.S. degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2013 where he served as a MIT Lincoln Lab Research Fellow working on aircraft collision avoidance. As the Data Science Test Director for the 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Dylan guided infrastructure development in support of data initiatives in alignment with the DoD Data Strategy. He served as a F-22 operational test and evaluation pilot and mission commander with more than 700 flight hours and currently serves in the Nevada Air National Guard. Dylan’s research interests involve decision making under uncertainty with a focus on human-AI collaboration.