Dr. Kiki Ikossi is a science and technology program manager at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Research and Development Division, Chemical and Biological Technologies Department. She is an Affiliate Professor at George Mason University and President of I-Cube Inc.
Dr. Ikossi has held positions in academia, major research labs and government. She was a senior scientist at Wright Paterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio; a tenured Associate Professor at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge; an AAAS research fellow and senior scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. and a technology advisor for the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industries and Securities, Office of National Security and Technology Transfer Control.
Dr. Ikossi’s area of professional expertise is in advanced micro and nano electronic devices in exploratory materials. Her research interests include high frequency – high efficiency power amplifiers, nano- opto- electronics, sensors, detectors, photovoltaics, quantum effects for solid state devices, and unconventional materials for device applications. She has published over 80 scientific papers, nine invention disclosures and patent applications and was issued one patent.
She has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati with emphasis in Solid State Electronics, and a B.S.E.E. from the National Technical University of Athens (EMP), Greece.