Edlyn Levine North America 2023

Dr. Edlyn V. Levine is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of America’s Frontier Fund. She is responsible for leading all of the organization’s scientific and technical-focused efforts to accelerate advanced technologies critical to national security.

Edlyn also serves as faculty for the executive education program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where she teaches on hardware security, artificial intelligence, and the intersection of technology, policy, and national security. Edlyn has served for the Defense Science Board and is a research associate in the Department of Physics at Harvard University and the University of Maryland.

Formerly, Edlyn was the Chief Technologist for the MITRE Corporation where she was responsible for advancing technologies including semiconductors, 5G, quantum sensing, and ionospheric modification in partnership with the government and private sector. Her research has led to multiple peer-reviewed publications and patents.

Edlyn received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard University, and her B.S. in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh.