James Dimarogonas

James Dimarogonas
Senior Engineer; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School


PhD in systems science and applied mathematics, Washington University; MSc in mechanical engineering, Washington University; BSc in mechanical engineering, Washington University; MBA in public policy, University Of California Irvine


Jim Dimarogonas is a senior researcher at the RAND Corporation and professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He currently conducts research in the areas of next-generation information technologies; military acquisition and procurement; refugees and forced migration; military space; multi-domain command and control; cyber and electronic warfare; tactical and strategic communications and networks; nuclear command and control.

Prior to RAND he spent 18 years at MITRE, serving in various leadership roles such as portfolio manager for strategic and resilient communications and networks in support of the Air Force Space and Missile Center (SMC); associate department head for the satellite communications department; project director for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) program; chief engineer for the deputy assistant secretary of defense for command, control, communications space and cyber.

Dimarogonas received his Ph.D. in Systems Science and Applied Mathematics from Washington University in St Louis with concentration on control theory, signal processing, and neuroscience.