GovCast: IARPA's Stacey Dixon on the Value of Tech in Intelligence Research

GovCast: IARPA's Stacey Dixon on the Value of Tech in Intelligence Research

The intelligence research organization head talks her passion for solving problems in the intelligence community and how its outcomes go beyond national security.

Dr. Stacey Dixon brings a mechanical engineering background to IARPA and discusses the positives and negatives to new technology in research programs. Dixon is focused on applying areas like neuroscience and machine-learning to sensors to get an idea of the current workforce and make sense of intelligence data. One thing she is working to develop is a program that uses polymers as a data-storage medium. Dixon discusses how the benefits of these various research programs go even beyond national security.

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