Research Directorate: Basic Research

Dr. Robin Staffin
Director, Basic Research

What We Do:

  • Provide scientific leadership, oversight, and coherence for the Department's basic research programs, and stimulate the initiation or support of promising areas of research, and those with the potential for transformational significance to future defense capabilities.
  • Improve management practices and policies to enhance productivity and enable scientists to better communicate and collaborate.

Looking for Research Opportunities?

  • Have a look at our new Grants & Funding section to learn where to look in the DoD for research areas and funding opportunities with links.

Science, Technology, and Innovation Exchange (STIx)

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