Colonel (U.S. Army, Retired) Stoney Trent, Ph.D. is a Cognitive Engineering Research Professor in the Virginia Tech National Security Institute where he leads research on AI assurance and human-machine teaming. Dr. Trent is a Military Intelligence and Cyber Warfare veteran with extensive experience planning and leading technology programs. While on active duty, Dr. Trent designed the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) and established product lines to deliver human-centered AI to improve warfighting and business functions. He has served as a Strategic Policy Research Fellow with the RAND Arroyo Center and is a former Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Science and Leadership at the United States Military Academy. Dr. Trent has served in combat and stability operations in Iraq, Kosovo, Germany, and Korea, is a graduate of the Army War College, and former Cyber Fellow at the National Security Agency.