Duane R. Verner

Resilience Analysis Group Leader

Global Security Sciences


Duane Verner is the Resilience Analysis Group Leader within the Global Security Sciences Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He oversees staffing and technical assignments, including critical infrastructure vulnerability assessments, modeling, and dependency analyses. He has provided methodology development and project implementation support to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Regional Resiliency Assessment Program since its inception in 2009.

Duane is vice-chair of the National Academies Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection and a member of the TRB Military Transportation Committee.  He regularly contributes to the international resilience research community through publications and trans-Atlantic collaboration.

Prior to his position with Argonne, he was a project manager for a private sector engineering firm in New York City, working in the transportation, homeland security, and defense sectors.

He is a certified planner and holds an MA in Urban Planning.