Suzanne Genc

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Associate Physical Scientist
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in physics, University of California, Irvine


Suzanne Genc (she/her) is a physical scientist at RAND Corporation. Genc has conducted research in alternative power sources, cybersecurity, homeland and national security, and biotechnology. Having worked previously in the film and television industry, Genc is interested in exploring the connection between art and science and in using story to communicate research to different audiences.

Selected Publications

Snyder, Don; Mayer, Lauren A.; Weichenberg, Guy.; Tarraf, Danielle C.; Fox, Bernard,; Hura, Myron; Genc, Suzanne.; Welburn, Jonathan William, Measuring cybersecurity and cyber resiliency, Rand Corporation (RR-RR-2703-AF)

Larson, Eric V.; Boling, Bryan.; Eaton, Derek,; Genc, Suzanne.; Kravitz, David; Leuschner, Kristin; Lewis, Andrew.; Liggett, Jason; Polley, Lindsey, U.S. Army North in the Hurricane Maria response, RAND Corporation (RR-RR-2967-A)




  • Report

    Managing for Mission Assurance in the Face of Advanced Cyber Threats

    This report offers a foundation for better managing, at the enterprise level in the Air Force, efforts to ensure resiliency of missions to adversarial cyber operations, including suggestions for the allocation of roles and responsibilities of tasks.

    May 24, 2021

  • Report

    Measuring Cybersecurity and Cyber Resiliency

    This report presents a framework for the development of metrics -- and a method for scoring them -- that indicates how well a U.S. Air Force mission or system is expected to perform in a cyber-contested environment.

    Mar 26, 2020

  • Report

    U.S. Army North in the Hurricane Maria Response

    This report addresses questions from U.S. Army North about the assistance it provided to civilian disaster-response operations in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 1997.

    Mar 10, 2020