.: Board of Directors


Dr. Harry Fair, Chairman
Founding Director of Institute for Strategic and Innovative Technologies, former Director of Institute for Advanced Technology at The University of Texas and President of Plasma Technology Applications, Inc.

Dr. Robert Fossum
Former Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Dean of Engineering at Southern Methodist University and Chief Scientist at Institute for Advanced Technology.

Honorable Pike Powers
Former managing partner of Fulbright and Jaworski and leading innovator in Texas.

Dr. Paul Funk
Retired US Army Lieutenant General Commander of Third Corps and Ft Hood. Former Director of Education at Institute for Advanced Technology at The University of Texas.

.: Senior Research Fellows


Dr. Thomas Blau
Consultant to the National Defense University (NDU).

Dr. Lou Circeo
Chief Scientist for Applied Plasma Arc Technology based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Dawna Coutant
Former Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Dr. Robert Fossum
Former Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Dean of Engineering at Southern Methodist University and Chief Scientist at Institute for Advanced Technology.

Professor Magne Kristiansen
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of High Power Electromagnetics Laboratory at Texas Tech University.

Carolyn Meinel
Chief Techology Officer, ISIT; leading ISIT's IR&D activities on Natural Language Processing and both crowdsourced human forecasting and human/machine hybrid forecasting. She has written many books and magazine articles with her forecasts of technology developments. Performed the initial technology forecast for 8Rivers Capital on zero emissions technolgyies, which led to the Net Power system in prototype test operations in Houston, Texas. Net Power has been hailed as Black Swan technology that promises to play a role in fighting global warming via its 100% CO2 capture system, while saving money for its adopters.

Graham Morehead
Senior Computational Data Scientist, CloudMedx - Clinical AI Platform; collaborating with Carolyn Meinel on ISIT's Natural Language Processing IR&D.

Dmitry Sarin
One of the world's top forecasters of geopolitical and economics events. He currently is a Trading Analyst at EP UK Investments and a member of the Good Judgment Analytics team.


Dr. Jerry Parker
Former plasma physics group leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Electrodynamics Laboratory Director at Institute for Advanced Technology, The University of Texas.

Dr. James Powell
Former Director of Reactor Physics at Brookhaven National Laboratory-inventor of MAGLEV trains.

Dr. Chris Wallace
Expert in high power microwave devices, former group leader at General Atomics, BDM and other industrial firms and member of Army Asymmetric Warfare office.

.: National Security Fellows


Dr. Joseph Braddock
Founder of BDM Corporation and President of Defense and Army Science Boards

Dr. Paul Funk
Retired US Army Lieutenant General Commander of Third Corps and Ft Hood and member of Army and Defense Science Boards. Commanded Third Armored Division in Desert Storm. Former Director of Education at Institute for Advanced Technology at The University of Texas.

General Benjamin Griffin
Former US Army General commander of Army Materiel Command.

LTG Jack Woodmansee
Former US Army Lieutenant General, White House Fellow and member of Army Science Board.

.: Innov. & Commercialization Fellows


Judy Eideles
Managing partner and venture investor of innovative advanced technologies covering a broad range of applications. Extensive experience with projects in Europe, Middle East and the United States.

Susan M Parten P.E.
President and principal engineer of Community Environmental Services, Inc. Research Civil Engineer and author of the book: “Planning and Installing Sustainable Onsite Wastewater Systems”, McGraw-Hill

Honorable Pike Powers
Former managing partner of Fulbright and Jaworski and leader of innovation in Texas

Dr Coke Reed
Designer of Supercomputers, founder of DataVortex and inventor of the worlds fastest supercomputer.

Walter Earl Bissex
Counsels universities, research institutes, entrepreneurs, and high-growth enterprises concerning technology commercialization and business development. Currently a partner at Bissex & Watson, P.C. and has previously served as the general counsel of both public and private companies and as a partner or senior counsel at international and regional law firms.