Dr. Reginald Brothers
Science and Technology for Homeland Security and Defense
The Chertoff Group


Reginald Brothers: A Noted Career Focused on Technology and Keeping the Nation Safe

Dr. Reginald Brothers is a science and technology leader with more than 20 years of demonstrated success across the private and government sectors where he has had direct impact on national security and technological growth. This includes his current position as Principal (key decision maker) at The Chertoff Group, a premier global advisory firm based in Washington, D.C. focused exclusively on the security and risk management sectors.

Prior to this, Reginald served as Under Secretary for Science and Technology at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he was responsible for developing, testing and evaluating science and technology initiatives that helped DHS and the nation’s first responders achieve their missions in the most effective, efficient, and safest manner possible.

During his distinguished career he has held additional positions within the scientific and technological community that also demonstrate his leadership and technical aptitude. Among these posts: serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research in the U.S Department of Defense where he was responsible for policy and oversight of the Department’s science and technology programs from basic research through advanced technology development. In addition to serving as Program Manager of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency where developed programs across a variety of technical disciplines including wireless and optical communications, precision navigation and timing, and RADAR.

Dr. Brothers earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his Masters degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University, and his Bachelors in the same discipline from Tufts University.

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