Dr Eric Moore
Dr. Eric L. Moore, SES-Tier 2/Director
Dr. Eric L. Moore is the Director, DEVCOM CBC (Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center), the primary Department of Defense (DoD) technical organization for non-medical chemical and biological defense. He is an expert in chemical and biological defense programs and medical counter-measures and is a former Army officer.
As the Director of DEVCOM CBC, Dr. Moore oversees many of the Nation’s key chemical and biological defense research and engineering projects, building partnerships across DoD, other government agencies, industry and academia to enhance warfighter readiness and response to chemical and biological threats. He previously served as the Chair and U.S. National Lead of the Chemical, Biological, and Radiological (CBR) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assess and Inform Working Groups. As Chair, Dr. Moore led CBR MOU efforts between the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia to enable warfighters to detect, prevent, protect against and respond to global CBR threats.
Dr. Moore received several noteworthy honors including the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Federal Laboratory Consortium Laboratory Director of the Year Award; the DoD Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the department's highest award given to career DoD civilian employees whose careers reflect exceptional devotion to duty; the Harold D. West, Ph.D. Distinguished Biomedical Scientist Award from Meharry Medical College, which is given to alumni who have demonstrated merit in their area of expertise, and have also made significant and meaningful progress in the highest ethical principles of biomedical conduct.
He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Omicron Psi Sigma Chapter.