Introducing DoD STEM students, alumni, educators, professionals, and mentors.

Meet some of DoD STEM Alumni and Professionals who are making impacts through the STEM fields in our communities, and even the world!

From a student in Kentucky who wondered how planes fly to an intern in California who wanted to “work on ground-breaking technologies that could change the course of history,” DoD STEM, its partner programs and affiliates offer the perfect platform for motivated individuals to explore a dream career.

Explore video interviews and articles about people from a diverse cross-section of America who all have one thing in common: their curiosity has led them to study or build a career in STEM.

Meet STEM Professionals and Alumni


researchers who have received Nobel Prizes were supported by the DoD.

There are nearly


DoD STEM Professionals.
Matthew Tan
Matthew Tan
Student, Aerospace Engineering, Stanford University
Dr. Bryn Adams
Dr. Bryn Adams
Synthetic Biologist and Environmental Microbiologist, DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory

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Participants at a FIRST Robotics Competition

Register here and tune into FIRSTtv on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. ET to see finalists in the inaugural FIRST Virtual Global Innovation Awards present their research and inventions.

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DoD STEM Sponsors Student Innovators Through FIRST Robotics

During an exceptionally challenging 2020–2021 season that forced organizers and participants to pivot to virtual and hybrid event formats in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1,300 out of 1,600 teams sponsored by DoD STEM participated in activities and events.

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