Fellow, Defense Program
Josh Wallin is a Fellow in the Defense Program at CNAS. His research forms part of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Safety & Stability Project, focusing on technology and policy to strengthen testing and verification of safety-critical AI systems. His work seeks to improve the adoption of AI across industry by identifying best practices to increase safety and enhance trust.
Prior to joining CNAS, Josh was a Technology and National Security Fellow on the Joint Staff at the U.S. Department of Defense. In this role, he assessed the impact of emerging technologies on the future Joint Force. Previously, he worked as a software engineer at John Wiley & Sons and as an engineering intern at NASA and Collins Aerospace.
Josh holds an MS in computer science from Northeastern University and a BS in computer engineering and Spanish from Iowa State University.
Recent Publications & News
To Avoid AI Catastrophes, We Must Think Smaller
By Josh Wallin
CNAS Responds: Deputy Sec. Def: What the Pentagon Thinks about Artificial Intelligence
By Josh Wallin, Bill Drexel & Michael Depp
CNAS Responds: Oversight of A.I.: Rules for Artificial Intelligence
By Josh Wallin, Bill Drexel, Michael Depp & Caleb Withers
NOTEWORTHY: New Actions to Promote Responsible AI Innovation that Protects Americans’ Rights and Safety
By Bill Drexel, Tim Fist & Josh Wallin