Eileen Chollet, Ph.D.
Research Scientist


Eileen Chollet is an expert in the complex interactions between military technology and the operations that those systems support. Her recent research topics include cyber mission assurance in Joint exercises, force posture and force employment analysis in support of the post-Pacific-collision Comprehensive Review, and operations in a communications-contested environment. In 2014, she supported U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command during the opening months of Operation Inherent Resolve from the 609th AOC in Al Udeid, where her work focused on air strike effectiveness and ISR asset allocation between the land and maritime domains.

Prior to joining CNA, Chollet was a postdoctoral scholar at Caltech's Space Radiation Laboratory, where she developed numerical space weather models. She has written more than a dozen peer-reviewed publications on astronomy and the space environment. Chollet holds a bachelor's degree in astrophysics from Rice University and a doctorate in planetary science from the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

Operations Evaluation Group
Combat Systems and Interoperability Team