Dr. Steven J. Hutchison is the Director of the Capability Development Support Group (CDS) in the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and continues to serve as the Director, Test and Evaluation.
Prior to coming to DHS, Dr. Hutchison served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense as Principal Deputy, Developmental Test and Evaluation. Dr. Hutchison previously served in the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as Test and Evaluation Executive, and in the office of the DoD Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) as a net-centric warfare system analyst.
Dr. Hutchison retired from the US Army in 2002. His military career included assignments in the 82nd Airborne and 3rd Infantry divisions, as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the United States Military Academy, and as Assistant Technical Director and system evaluator in the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC).
Dr. Hutchison earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy, a Master of Science in Operations Research at the US Naval Postgraduate School, and his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in 1998.