HDIAC Journal Summer 2016 - Volume 3 Issue 2

Summer 2016: Volume 3 Issue 2

Published:  June 12, 2016

This issue of the HDIAC Journal hits each of our eight focus areas. The first of four articles looks at the potential for partial hybridization of military power applications. The next article proposes a biometric smartphone application to use in disaster situations. Then, one author discusses the psychology behind ISIL’s use of graphic images in the media. The final article explores the applications of nanotechnology in military medicine. In addition, the Journal contains four Innovation Highlights containing novel research and developments.

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The Role of Medical Mannequins in Battlefield Death Prevention

June 12, 2016

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center received a request for…

Rapid Response: Quick, Accurate Identification of Biological Pathogens

June 12, 2016

The Department of Defense operates worldwide, including in remote and austere environments…

Partial Hybridization for Military Power Applications

June 12, 2016

The U.S. Department of Defense is a significant consumer of petroleum fuel….

Leveraging Smartphones & Biometrics in Disaster

June 12, 2016

Introduction How ready is the government for the aftermath of natural disasters…

Disaster Prevention for Nuclear Power Plants

June 12, 2016

On the morning of April 28, 1986, the alarm sounded at the…

Applications of Nanotechnology in Military Medicine: From the Battlefield to the Hospital and Beyond

July 15, 2016

It is not enough for a nation to have a strong military…

Real-Time Biological Target Detection in Operation Environments by Dogs

June 12, 2016

The Need Dogs are a deployable and mobile sensor that can be…

The Psychology Behind ISIL’s Media Usage

June 12, 2016

Introduction The 21st century brought with it a democratization of media production…

Identifying CBRN Agents to Stop Disease in its Tracks

June 12, 2016

Consider the work of a military medic in the field when a…

Decontaminants: Protecting the Warfighter Against Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents

June 12, 2016

Effective decontamination technology is an ongoing need for the Department of Defense…