Dr. Mark Micire
Program Manager, DARPA
Dr. Mark Micire joined DARPA as a Program Manager in 2013. Prior to joining DARPA, Dr. Micire worked for NASA Ames Research Center. Through an agreement with Carnegie Mellon University, he served as the Engineering Manager for the International Space Station (ISS) SPHERES National Laboratory and Project Lead for the Intelligent Robotics Group Human Exploration and Telerobotics SmartSPHERES program. Dr. Micire also served as a Technical Search Specialist with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), where he collaborated with a number of urban search and rescue task forces and missions. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science from the University of South Florida and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. His interests include mobile and space robotics, multi-touch interfaces, search and rescue, human-robot interaction, and autonomy.