Jared Mondschein

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Associate Physical Scientist
Washington Office


Ph.D. in chemistry, Penn State University; B.S. in chemistry, Union College


Jared Mondschein is an associate physical scientist at the RAND Corporation. At RAND, he has focused on issues at the intersection of emerging technologies, their acquisition and implementation by the federal government and/or local governments, and the defense industrial base, with specific interests in cyber security, innovation policy, and supply chain issues. Prior to RAND, Mondschein led projects for DARPA and OSD studying pathways to ensure the long-term cybersecurity of DoD weapons systems via optimal technology transfers, domestic innovation ecosystems, and by securing the defense industrial base as a Research Fellow in the S&T Policy Division at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. He completed his Ph.D. in chemistry in May 2018 at The Pennsylvania State University, where he studied materials for the light-driven transformation of water and carbon dioxide into fuels and value-added chemicals for renewable energy storage solutions and carbon capture technologies.

Recent Projects

  • A Strategic Roadmap for the JAIC
  • Globalization of the Supply Chain
  • Testing Standards for Cyber Range Infrastructure: Phase 2
  • Characterizing Strategic Readiness and Risk in Force Response Options (Part Two)
  • Shore Information Warfare Enterprise (IWE) Platform Modernization