Dr. Margaret E. Kosal, Georgia Institute of Technology

Associate Professor, USA

Dr. Margaret E. Kosal is Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Formally trained as an experimental scientist, she earned a doctoral degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) working on biomimetic and nano-structured functional materials. Kosal is also the co-founder of a sensor company, where she led research and development of medical, biological, chemical sensors and explosives detection. She has previously has served as a Senior Advisor to the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, as Science and Technology Advisor within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), and as an Associate to the National Intelligence Council (NIC).