Dr. Peter Brooks is a senior researcher and national security analyst at the Institute for Defense Analyses, a federally funded research and development center. For more than two decades, Dr. Brooks has contributed to the understanding of critical national security issues for a wide range of government agencies. His broad expertise includes intelligence analysis; advanced technologies and applications; joint force analyses, experimentation, strategy, and cost assessments.

Dr. Brooks’ recent work includes a four volume study delivered to Congress and other leaders that addressed the global spread of technology and scientific knowledge and the implications for national security.  He is widely published and a frequent speaker, including fifty technical reports and journal articles; contributing editor of corporate annual reports, and one-hundred invited presentations.