Kit Plummer

Principal Research Engineer

Kit Plummer has been engineering and automating continuous integration and delivery of software within the DoD and Intelligence Community for almost 30 years. Starting as an enlisted wideband radio technician in the U.S. Air Force and since working in just about every type and size of organization Kit has supported everything imagineable from missiles, to autonomy systems, to open source developer tools, to in-flight entertainment systems. Kit's current area of interest is the DevSecOps and software factory pieces of the modern software engineering enterprise puzzle - with focus on cognitive engineering and the system risks developers bring with their reliance on open source languages and library ecosystems. Kit has been a Principal Research Engineer with the Advanced Embedded Systems division of the Electronic Systems lab at the Georgia Tech Research Institute for three years.

Office Location:
250 14th Street, NW

Georgia Institute of Technology

Electronic Systems Laboratory
Research Focus Areas:
  • Risk Management
  • Software & Systems Security
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Additional Research:

    Data Mining & Analytics; Large-Scale or Distributed Systems; Programming Languages & Correctness; Cloud Security