Guest Dr. Don Bansleben, a program manager at S&T specializing in chemical and biological threat detection, talks about the current work S&T is doing with U.S. government partners to prepare for these scenarios.
S&T collaborated for four years with top scientists at the U.S. EPA and USCG to ensure first responders and USCG personnel are properly equipped and trained to respond to a variety of biohazard emergencies.
DHS S&T and EPA joined forces for a Stormwater Tracer Study to help the Coast Guard locate pathogenic spores after rains and decontaminate the sites.
S&T's Chemical Security Analysis Center provides Coast Guard with comprehensive assessment of chemical-detection capabilities.
Two inventors from S&T laboratory ’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) were awarded a patent for new emergency responder technology.
Using science-based chemical threat and hazard analysis, S&T stands ready to assist emergency planning, preparedness, and response efforts.
S&T CSAC developed a new cyanide detection test method, both affordable and efficient, to test fire survivors for toxic cyanide exposure at the scene.
The threat of chemical and biological attacks poses a major threat to the nation’s population, infrastructure, economy, and security. The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partners with authorities nationwide to address needs through technological innovation and research, and equips officials with the resources and information they need to identify, prevent and/or respond to the threat of chemical releases and catastrophic diseases.
DHS SBIR Program is seeking information in three topic areas to support DHS Component technology needs.