Dr. Monique Beaudoin is an Associate Research Scientist at the UMD Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security, supporting the Human Performance and Artificial Intelligence, Autonomy, and Augmentation (AAA) mission areas.
Prior to joining ARLIS, Dr. Beaudoin was a Program Manager at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL; 2017-2021), where she managed the Warfighter Health Research Program and the Neurological Health and Human Performance Program portfolios within the National Health Mission Area at JHU/APL. Prior to JHU/APL, Dr. Beaudoin served as an Associate Director/Science Director (US Navy term Civilian appointment, 2012-2017) at the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global in the London, UK, office where she developed and managed a science and technology research portfolio consisting exclusively of overseas research projects, aligned with the guidance from the US Navy Science and Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan. Her primary focus was on development of the first ONRG Middle East/North Africa regional interdisciplinary science portfolio (for which she received the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award).
Prior to working for the Navy, Dr. Beaudoin was a Staff Scientist at Strategic Analysis, Inc. (2009-2012), where she provided scientific, engineering, and technical assistance (SETA) support to Program Managers in several US government S&T funding agencies. She previously also worked as a research assistant at the National Defense University Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF; now known as the Eisenhower School); as a research assistant at the University of Massachusetts and for a private company; and as a private consultant in S&T.