Head of Innovation & Data Science, NATO, NCI
Dr. Michael Street is a senior scientist and NATO Communications and Information Agency Innovation Manager. In 1992 he began to work on software defined radio as part of research funded by the UK MoD. In 1999 joined NC3A to study the military use of commercial personal communication technologies for peace-keeping and similar scenarios. He led NC3A’s technical effort to select the future NATO narrow band voice coder and represents NATO on ETSI’s TETRA Voice Coding Working Group and the TETRA Security and Fraud Prevention Group. He previously worked on terrestrial and satellite military communications after gaining a PhD in narrow band radio communications at the University of Leeds in 1996. He is a Chartered Engineer and a member of the IEE. Since 2005 he has co-chaired the NATO secure communication interoperability protocol test and integration working group and has established the multi-national SCIP test facility at NC3A, which hosts its first formal tests this month. In 2008 Street joined the Chief Technology Office at NC3A, with responsibility for communication systems. The CTO ensures technical coherence of NATO C3 systems throughout their development, validation, verification and procurement by NC3A and in their subsequent operation. In 2018 he was one of the judges during TIDE Hackathon in Montenegro and Ukrainian national defense hackathon. In 2001 he was awarded the Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation’s medal for achievement. Michael Street is an author of more than 40 scientific reports.