Tapia Industry Advisory Board Chair
Associate Director of Engineering
Dr. Jose Romero-Mariona recently joined Raytheon Technologies as an Associate Director of Engineering, focusing on Cyber technologies. Prior to this new position, he served as the lead scientist for Cybersecurity research and development efforts at the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific, a US Navy laboratory in San Diego, CA. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine in 2010 and holds over 40 publications and various patents. His research revolves around the concepts of cybersecurity, non-traditional systems (like critical infrastructures), and human factors. He regularly mentors other scientists and engineers as well as STEM students.