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 IT²EC 2024 - defence training and technology event
Elaine Raybourn Ph.D.

Dr. Elaine Raybourn Ph.D.

Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
United States

Elaine M. Raybourn, Ph.D., is a social scientist in Applied Cognitive Science at Sandia National Laboratories. As a European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) Fellow, she worked with software development teams at Fraunhofer FIT in Germany, the French National Institute for Computer Science (INRIA), and BT Global Research and Development in the UK. She currently supports the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science in next generation software technologies stewardship. Her research focuses on complex socio-technical systems of scientific software teams of teams, collaborative immersive virtual environments, transmedia learning, high performance computing AI/ML ethics, and the diffusion of innovations to incentivize program modernization and cultural change. She holds a Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication with an emphasis in Human Computer Interaction from the University of New Mexico and a Graduate Certificate in Modeling & Simulation of Behavioral Cybersecurity from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Raybourn was the ITEC 2019 Conference Chairman.