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


National Biodefense Strategy and Implementation Plan

This National Biodefense Strategy and Implementation Plan for Countering Biological Threats, Enhancing Pandemic Preparedness, and Achieving Global Health Security (Strategy) brings together a single coordinated effort to orchestrate the full range of activity that is carried out across the U.S. government to protect the American people and its global interests from biological threats, regardless of…


Featured Notable Technical Inquiry

Energy and Sustainability Curricula in Military Schools and Universities

1. Inquiry The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) received a technical inquiry (TI) from the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installation, Energy and the Environment (DASA[IE&E]) asking where energy management, water management, climate change, sustainable construction, waste management, and other energy and sustainability (E&S)-relevant topics fit into military educational institutions’ existing programs (whether a full degree or…

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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

The adoption of microgrids is a promising solution for providing U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) installations with non-interruptible, always-on power. In recent years, DoD microgrids have progressed well beyond the demonstration stage, and multiple domestic bases now possess full-scale, islandable microgrids. This webinar reviews the findings of a state-of-the-art report in progress by HDIAC, which…



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…

Voice From the Community

Teresa Wu

Vice President of Innovation and Client Engagement, IDEMIA

Teresa Wu serves as a cross-functional team leader to drive client success activities within the Identity & Security North America (ISNA) business unit at IDEMIA, where she manages product portfolios for technologies like biometric capture and identification systems, facial recognition, and digital ID. Her extensive identity and biometric industry experience influences ISNA innovation, strategy, the Corporate Social Responsibility business model, intellectual property, and industry advocacy. She uses her subject matter expertise to promote biometric standards in the industry by advocating algorithmic excellence and facial recognition best practices.

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