Dr. Bevilacqua started Bevilacqua Research Corporation in 1992. He has a B.S. in Physics/Mathematics, an M.S. in Solid State Physics, and a Ph.D in Cognitive Psychology. Before starting BRC he was at Nichols Research where he started the successful low observables Directorate. He is a known authority on military camouflage, concealment and deception, cognitive load, and artificial intelligence.
JoAnn Bevilacqua: Chairman of the Board of Directors
Ms Bevilacqua has an associates degree in business and worked in her family business for 14 years before she moved to NASA to work for another 12 years there. She joined the company as President in 2010 after the successful buy-out of the previous President.
Roy Brown: President/Chief Scientist
Roy Brown is the President and a Member of the Board of Directors for Bevilacqua Research Corporation having been hired in 1997. Mr. Brown brings a wealth of technical and management skills from over 25 years of experience supporting the Department of Defense. Mr. Brown is responsible for setting and implementing the corporate strategy for fulfilling the CEO and owner’s vison. Mr. Brown has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Mr. Brown is also the Chief Scientist of the BRC Technology and Innovation Business Unit having the primary responsibility of managing the research and development of technology products. In this capacity, he is the manager for the Internal Research and Development (IR&D) projects. He is responsible for the oversight and development of BRC’s CORE AI/ML Toolkit along with other products. He is responsible for standing up and managing BRC’s Laboratory capabilities including the ability to perform rapid prototyping using 3D printing and embedded systems work. Mr. Brown oversees BRC’s Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Programs to include proposal development, and program execution.
Bob Pilgrim: CTO
Dr. Pilgrim has a PhD in Computer Science, an MS in Physics and a BA in Physics and Mathematics. He recently retired from 30 years of teaching AI and Computer Science at Murray State University. His research has been diverse and extensive to include Advanced Algorithms, Machine Vision, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. Before teaching he worked in Strategic Defense introducing the use of Munkres’ Algorithm for Tracking and Handover, the development of Line-of-Sight Sensor Fusion, and Scheduling/Routing Algorithms for the Airborne Laser Experiment. Dr. Pilgrim currently holds the position of CTO at BRC.