Speaker Information

 Paul Hubbard
Paul Hubbard Portfolio Manager, Border and Transportation Security Defence R&D Canada Centre for Security Science
Dr. Paul Hubbard is the portfolio manager for border and transportation security at Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Security Science (DRDC CSS) in Ottawa. He guides a portfolio of scientific projects in biometrics, cargo screening, maritime and land domain awareness and geo-spatial intelligence, to support partners from Canadian federal government departments and agencies including the RCMP, CBSA, DND, CCG, and TC.  Prior to his current position, he led a research group at DRDC in Ottawa developing synthetic environments for military experimentation and training, as well as autonomy of computer-generated forces and unmanned systems.  He has worked previously with Lockheed-Martin Canada on electronic counter-measures, with BBN Technologies on DARPA projects in command and control and at Carnegie Mellon University.  He received a PhD in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, and B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees, both in Mathematics and Engineering, from Queen's University, Kingston.

Defence Research and Development Canada – Centre for Security Science (CSS) was established in 2006, through a signed agreement between the Department of National Defence and Public Safety Canada. CSS’s primary responsibility is to lead the Canadian Safety and Security Program, a horizontal effort to strengthen Canada’s ability to cope with disasters, whether they are natural, caused by human error or by malicious intent