Dr. Jean-Pierre Auffret is director of the Research Partnerships and Grants Initiatives in the School of Business and associate director of the Center for Assurance Research and Engineering in the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University. He was previously director of the business school’s executive degree programs, including the MS in Technology Management; the MS in Management of Secure Information Systems, which is jointly offered by Mason’s School of Business, Volgenau School of Engineering and School of Public Policy; and the Executive MBA. He has 30 years of technology industry and academic experience including management and executive positions with MCI and its joint venture with British Telecom, Concert. Auffret earned a BS in chemistry from Duke University where he was an AB Duke Scholar, an MBA from the University of Virginia and a PhD in physics from American University.
Podcasts / Webinars
Dr. Tonya Neaves interviews Dr. J.P. Auffret and Dr. Paul Houser regarding changes in the energy supply chain and implications for national security. The discussion includes an overview of the critical importance of reliable energy, the push toward renewables, emerging threats to the power grid, challenges specific to the Washington, DC region, and considerations for building stronger energy resiliency.