The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) will award a combined amount of $446,200 to academic teams for research across multiple security areas.
Participants of the Summer Research Team program will conduct studies at S&T-supported centers of excellence, which focus on agriculture security, terrorism, economic analysis and other homeland security topics.
The SRT Program aims to produce DHS-relevant research advancements by providing opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as early-career educators. SRT participants will perform this research over 10 weeks.
The department selected the teams from participants of the Minority Serving Institutions program, which is handled by S&T’s Office of University Programs. Specific topics tackled by the selected teams include storm surge predictions, cyber forensic intelligence, routing security and sulfur detection.
CoEs participating in the SRT program are:
- Arctic Domain Awareness Center
- Borders, Trade and Immigration Institute
- Center for Accelerated Operational Efficiency
- Coastal Resilience Center
- Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis
- Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute
- Maritime Security Center