DoD Innovator Awardees


Meet Awardees From Across the Defense Enterprise in the DoD Innovator Spotlight Series

The Office of the Deputy Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Research and Technology awards exceptional personnel in the fields of Research and Development, STEM, and Technology Transfer with the following awards:

Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter Award recognizes extraordinary service by DoD scientists and engineers that demonstrate exceptional work on behalf of the Department.

STEM Advocate of the Quarter Award recognizes outstanding STEM education and outreach efforts that further the mission of the Department of Defense.

Technology Transfer (T2) Advocate of the Quarter Award recognizes outstanding Technology Transfer efforts that further the mission of the Department of Defense.

George F. Linsteadt Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (T2) recognizes outstanding efforts made in support and execution of T2 partnerships that promote technology commercialization and license patented government inventions.

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Recent Innovator Awardees

Dr. Oluseyi (Seyi) Ayorinde
STEM Advocate of the Quarter

Dr. Oluseyi (Seyi) Ayorinde

Electrical Engineer
CCDC Army Research Lab

Oluseyi (Seyi) Ayorinde is a researcher on the Silicon team at the CCDC Army Research Lab, and is currently working out of the west coast office in Playa Vista. He received his PhD from the University of Virginia, where he explored generating and configuring custom, sub-threshold Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) hardware, as well as designing accelerators for ultra-low power systems-on-chip (SoCs). He is currently focusing on development of low-power digital circuits for various applications. His research interests include Machine Learning Acceleration, Swarming Algorithm Acceleration, Digital Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) design, and Low-Power FPGA hardware design. He also has an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) outreach, particularly in exposing under-represented communities in STEM to engineering and science activities and opportunities. He serves as the chair of the CCDC ARL-West Outreach Committee.

Meet DoD Innovator Awardees

Annie Bullock-Yoder

Technology Transfer Advocate of the Quarter
Annie Bullock-Yoder

Steven Corbin

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Steven Corbin

Jenna Dix

Technology Transfer Advocate of the Quarter
Jenna Dix

Dr. Abigail Juhl

Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter
Dr. Abigail Juhl

Dr. Oscar A. Perez

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Dr. Oscar A. Perez

Dr. Edward Diehl

Technology Transfer Advocate of the Quarter
Dr. Edward Diehl

Tiffany Owens

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Tiffany Owens

Dr. Igor Linkov

Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter
Dr. Igor Linkov

Dr. Khanh D. Pham

Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter
Dr. Khanh D. Pham

Dr. Jonathan Vernon

Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter
Dr. Jonathan Vernon

Ms. Sarah Buttrick

Technology Transfer Advocate of the Quarter
Ms. Sarah Buttrick

Dr. Cynthia Gagliano Doil

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Dr. Cynthia Gagliano Doil

Dr. Benjamin Gould

Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter
Dr. Benjamin Gould

Dr. Gregory Anderson

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Dr. Gregory Anderson

Kyle Verrinder

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Kyle Verrinder

Adam Wechsler

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Adam Wechsler

John Bennewitz

Laboratory Scientist of the Quarter
John Bennewitz

Tim Miedzinski

STEM Advocate of the Quarter
Tim Miedzinski

Linda Burger

George F. Linsteadt Award For Excellence in Technology Transfer
Linda Burger

Karen Presley

George F. Linsteadt Award For Excellence in Technology Transfer
Karen Presley

Kiana Y. Williams

George F. Linsteadt Award For Excellence in Technology Transfer
Kiana Y. Williams