JD Dulny, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist
Booz Allen Hamilton


JD Dulny is a PhD physicist in the Strategic Innovation Group with a passion for finding ways to leverage data science and advanced technology to solve crucial client problems. He supports Booz Allen’s clients with design and implementation of advanced analytics and state-of-the-art research to suit their mission needs. His focus is on injecting innovation into Defense and Intelligence spaces, with a special emphasis on Cyber.

JD leads Booz Allen’s quantum computing research team. This group studies and applies cutting-edge quantum computing systems to solve problems in optimization, machine learning, and beyond. The team is actively supporting clients and have published and presented internationally on their work.

JD holds a PhD in computational physics from Penn State University, where he focused on experimental and large-scale Monte Carlo studies of complex surface phenomena. He completed his undergraduate studies at UMBC, also majoring in physics. He joined Booz Allen in 2014.


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