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HDIAC collects and publishes articles related to our technical focus areas on the web to share with the DoD community.


Electromagnetic Pulse Shielding Mitigations: Best Practices for Protection of Mission-Critical Equipment

The civilian critical infrastructure (CI) within the United States faces threats from manmade electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks and natural EMPs caused by major solar storms. As described in Executive Order (EO) 13865, Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses (March 26, 2019), “An EMP event has the potential to disrupt, degrade, and damage technology and critical…


Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

Agricultural Security Risks

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) received a technical inquiry regarding the security of agricultural technology used within the United States. Many technologies are emerging for widespread use in the agricultural sector. This includes unmanned aerial systems capable of monitoring crops and applying pesticides, remotely controlled and Global Positioning System-enabled farm equipment, animal health diagnostic devices, and weather and soil sensors. The…

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CSIAC hosts live online technical presentations featuring a DoD research and engineering topic within our technical focus areas.

Microgrid Solutions for DoD Mission Energy Assurance

Hosted by: Joel Hewett

December 8, 2022 12:00 pm

Nuclear Deterrence

Hosted by: Robert J. Hill

September 28, 2022 12:00 pm


Nuclear Deterrence

Nuclear deterrence is the ability to deter nuclear weapons use by adversaries and dissuade nonnuclear great power conflict by credibly threatening catastrophic retaliation. This webinar will discuss U.S. nuclear deterrence theory, the role of our nuclear deterrent capabilities, foundations of nuclear command and control, organizations of the U.S. nuclear enterprise, and our global nuclear adversaries….



The 92nd MORS Symposium

For over 55 years, the annual Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Symposium has been an opportunity for the national security community to exchange information, examine research, and discuss critical national security topics. Held in notable…

17th International Detonation Symposium

The International Detonation Symposium started in 1951 and was originally a Navy-sponsored discussion of about 17 papers. In subsequent years, it has been sponsored by U.S. Department of Defense and Energy labs and has grown…

Biometrics Institute US Strategy Forum

The Biometrics Institute provides an independent platform for discussion about the responsible, ethical, and effective use of biometrics. This year, the Biometrics Institute will be taking these conversations further seeking to create even more interaction…

The 2nd Annual Nuclear Energy Security Summit

This 2024 Summit is gathering an assembly of government and industry leaders, subject matter experts, and regional stakeholders to chart a transformative path for advanced nuclear power technology that aligns with both U.S. and international…

The 18th Annual RadWaste Summit

Connect with decision-makers from both commercial and federal radioactive waste sectors in one platform, gain first-hand insights on the latest industry updates, projects, and policies, and engage in collaborative discussions on topics ranging from safety…

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Dr. Jasmine Greene

Director of Budget & Operations

As Director of Budget & Operations, Dr. Greene leads budgeting, planning, operations, systems, and administration at OnLocation, a company that provides objective, quantitative analysis of energy/environmental policies and designs scenarios to explore alternative energy futures. Their clients range from private oil companies to the U.S. federal government. Dr. Greene’s research focuses on the intersection of food security and social equity. Her dissertation explored social networks’ role in addressing food security and inequities

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