Dr. Charlene Stokes
Human-Centered Research & Innovation Lead, Northeast
Dr. Stokes is the lead for human-centered research & innovation at Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Northeast. She has a dual-focused PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology & Human Factors Psychology with over 15yrs as a defense scientist and program manager. Prior to ARL, she worked for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and established the Human-Machine Social Systems (HMSS) Lab as an embedded AFRL resource at Yale University. She then moved the HMSS Lab to a startup hub, MassRobotics, to spur Government S&T innovation. She is a passionate advocate for cross-service collaboration and open innovation communities.