Eric Albers oversees operations, systems and data, and helps drive the strategic development of the STPF program. He leads the evolution of internal operations and grows STPF staff capability through training, technology acquisition, systems development and process improvement.
Eric joined AAAS in 2018 with over 18 years of STEM consulting experience to the Department of Defense. Most recently, he had a 12-year career in the defense industry providing technical analysis and program management support on a variety of advanced technology programs for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force.
Eric earned a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology, focusing on computer modeling and 3-D visualization of environmental systems, at The Institute of Environmental and Human Health in Texas Tech University and a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology from Colorado State University. In his free time, he enjoys exploring museums, watching movies, hiking and camping.