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Dr. Viktoria Greanya

Chief Scientist

The Wright State Research Institute has hired renowned physicist and science leader, Viktoria Greanya, PhD, as Chief Scientist responsible for the institute’s scientific research. 

Dr. Greanya will lead the non-profit institute’s basic and applied research functions and oversee researchers in human-machine teaming; autonomy, artificial intelligence and machine learning; computational cognitive and social science; education and training; and unmanned systems. She plans to develop a strategic approach to pursue new opportunities and research thrusts that leverage the Institute and University strengths. 

“It is incredible to see the deep technical expertise here and this organization has a refreshing willingness to collaborate on projects that you don’t find in many other programs,” said Greanya. “We will focus on strategic planning, and growth strategies that leverage our expertise in Intelligent Teaming. I think that given our technical strengths and the strategic needs of the Department of Defense and national security, is well positioned.”  

Prior to coming to , Dr. Greanya spent a decade doing groundbreaking work developing emerging technologies for the U.S. Department of Defense. She served as a Program Manager at the high-profile Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) developing novel materials and devices for national security needs.

Dr. Viktoria Greanya

The Wright State Research Institute has hired renowned physicist and science leader, Viktoria Greanya, PhD, as Chief Scientist responsible for the institute’s scientific research. 

Dr. Greanya will lead the non-profit institute’s basic and applied research functions and oversee researchers in human-machine teaming; autonomy, artificial intelligence and machine learning; computational cognitive and social science; education and training; and unmanned systems. She plans to develop a strategic approach to pursue new opportunities and research thrusts that leverage the Institute and University strengths. 

“It is incredible to see the deep technical expertise here and this organization has a refreshing willingness to collaborate on projects that you don’t find in many other programs,” said Greanya. “We will focus on strategic planning, and growth strategies that leverage our expertise in Intelligent Teaming. I think that given our technical strengths and the strategic needs of the Department of Defense and national security, is well positioned.”  

Prior to coming to , Dr. Greanya spent a decade doing groundbreaking work developing emerging technologies for the U.S. Department of Defense. She served as a Program Manager at the high-profile Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) developing novel materials and devices for national security needs.