Dave Brannegan appointed director of the Decision and Infrastructure Sciences division
Dave Brannegan has been appointed director of Argonne’s Decision and Infrastructure Sciences (DIS) division, effective Nov. 16, 2018.
Brannegan has served as interim director of the DIS division since its formation in spring 2018. From 2013 to 2018, he was director of the Risk and Infrastructure Science Center at Argonne, leading strategy, innovation, and impact that grew the center to $50 million annual funding from numerous federal agencies and close to 150 full-time staff members. From 2007 to 2013, Dave held various roles within Argonne’s Infrastructure Assurance Center, including deputy director, core team member, and senior subject-matter expert supporting high-level federal projects, such as National Infrastructure Protection Plan measurement and reporting efforts; National Critical Infrastructure Prioritization Program methodology development; and virtual red team risk assessments of critical infrastructure assets, systems, and nodes.
Dave came to Argonne from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2007. He received a master’s degree in international relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the College of the Holy Cross. In 2013, Dave completed the Strategic Laboratory Leadership Program at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.