Brandon Patterson

Research Associate

Brandon Patterson joined IHMC as a Research Associate in 2024 working with Dr. Brady DeCouto and Dr. Ian Perera and their research projects. He has previously worked with Perera on projects focused on augmented intelligence and machine learning.

Patterson has used his skills in machine learning, simulation, game design, and software engineering to help develop platforms for contracted projects at IHMC. Currently, he is developing computer-based platforms for an Air Force Research Lab-funded program that will measure skills related to adaptability, savviness, and performance with artificial intelligence and technology.

Patterson earned a master’s degree in computer engineering from Full Sail University, where he is a course director responsible for the development and maintenance of upper level software engineering classes. His professional background in game development and software engineering has included work on flight simulation software for various aircraft, as well as products that involved database interfaces, rendering systems, and developer tools.