Dr. Michael Sossong is vice president of research and development and chief technology officer for Decision Sciences. His research has revolutionized the ability to use cosmic ray tomography for passive nuclear threat detection.
He joined Decision Sciences in 2008 as director of nuclear research and led the development of a commercial multi-mode passive detection system and other proprietary scanners and methods. Previously, Dr. Sossong worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory where he investigated muon tomography and was instrumental in the creation of full-physics simulation models for muon tomography development.
Dr. Sossong received his PhD, Master’s of Science and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was the recipient of the 2011 Christopher Columbus Homeland Security Award. He holds several patents and copyrights.