IEEE Brain: Platypus Neuro : Applied Neuroscience and Optimized Human Performance at Scale
Amy A. Kruse, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer | Platypus Institute
Dr. Amy Kruse is the Chief Scientific Officer of the Platypus Institute, an
applied neuroscience research organization that translates cutting-edge
neuroscience discoveries into practical tools and programs that enhance
the human experience. Dr. Kruse’s primary focus at the Platypus Institute is
a project entitled “Human 2.0” – a multi-faceted initiative that helps selected
individuals and teams leverage neurotechnology to generate meaningful competitive advantages.
Previously, Dr. Kruse was VP and CTO of Cubic Global Defense, where she oversaw the
company’s research and development (R&D) programs, as well as a government civilian Program
Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where she created and
oversaw the Agency’s first performance-oriented neuroscience program. Dr. Kruse is a member of
several defense panels and advisory boards for organizations including DARPA, the National
Academies and the Defense Science Board.
Platypus Neuro : Applied Neuroscience and Optimized
Human Performance at Scale