Kevin P. Cohen- Biography

Kevin Cohen biography

Dr. Kevin Cohen is an Assistant Division Head of the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Tactical Systems Division at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. 

Prior to his appointment to this position, Dr. Cohen was Leader of the Advanced Capabilities and Systems Group, which provides innovative and rapid solutions to critical national security challenges through systems analysis, prototyping, and demonstration.

Dr. Cohen joined the Laboratory in 1995 as a Technical Staff member in the Air Defense Systems Group and focused on the development and testing of electronic countermeasures. He was on field-site assignment at the Reagan Test Site from 1999 to 2003, where he contributed to the Kwajalein Modernization and Remoting (KMAR) program as ARPA-Lincoln C-band Observables Radar (ALCOR) test director and Automatic Target Identification System (ATIDS) project lead.

In 2003, he became Assistant Group Leader of the Surveillance Systems Group, and led efforts to develop and deploy Enhanced Regional Situation Awareness (ERSA) systems in the Washington, D.C., area. In 2006, he became Group Leader of the Tactical Defense Systems Group and program manager of the Air Vehicle Survivability Evaluation program, and oversaw Air Force Red Team system development, field and flight testing, and systems analysis.

Dr. Cohen holds a BS degree in biomedical engineering from Boston University and MS and PhD degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.





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