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Bob Kavetsky

Board Chair

Bob Kavetsky has forty-two years of experience in RDT&E program development and management; the design and development of systems for undersea warfare; design and operation of hypersonic wind tunnel facilities; and Defense Department and Navy Department policy development. Mr. Kavetsky has both the private sector and government experience in the management of large, integrated RDT&E programs that include hands-on direction of science and technology efforts. He is also a nationally recognized expert in science and engineering workforce issues, having written extensively on that topic. Mr. Kavetsky has co-authored 10 books on topics ranging from recent advances in energetic materials to policy recommendations regarding the future health of the DoD and Navy in-house laboratories.


Bob Kavetsky
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