James Lawton

US Air Force Office for Scientific Research

James Lawton is Chief of Information Technology Research at the US Air Force Office for Scientific Research (AFOSR), European Office of Aerospace Research & Development (EOARD) in London, UK.

At EOARD, James Lawton oversees a portfolio of research grants involving information technology throughout Europe, Africa and Russia. Before coming to EOARD, he ran the Agents Technology Group at the US Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate, Rome (NY) Research Site, where he worked for more than two decades. During his time at the Information Directorate he also held a visiting scientist position at Cornell University as part of the AFRL-sponsored Intelligent Information Systems Institute (IISI).