Dr. Nicholas J. Multari

Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL)

Dr. Nicholas J. Multari is the programmatic and technical lead of a multi-year lab-directed research and development initiative focusing on Asymmetric Resilient Cybersecurity at the Pacific Northwest National Lab (PNNL). He develops the multi-disciplinary research agenda required to provide a theoretical basis for, and the application of, technologies that reduce or eliminate a cyber attacker’s current asymmetric advantage. Prior to joining PNNL, he was the manager for trusted cyber technology at Boeing Research and Technology in Seattle. In 2008, he served as a consultant to the USAF Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) investigating the effects of the contested cyber environment on the USAF mission. Other positions held include five years as a Senior Security Engineer with Scitor Corporation in Northern Virginia, and 20 years as a computer scientist in the Air Force retiring as a Lt. Col. He is a member of external advisory boards at the University of Washington and Iowa State University. He received a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin.