S&T is studying how anhydrous ammonia behaves during a potential leak or spill, whether accidental or intentional, in order to inform planning efforts in communities across the nation.
Science and Technology
This fact sheet outlines the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory's execution of test and evaluation (T&E) activities and technical advisory support for DHS S&T with a special focus on the assessment of counter-unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) technologies.
DHS S&T is seeking white papers from industry, academia, laboratories, and the innovation community for research and development into 10 new first responder technology funding opportunities.
Because of science we asked and answered questions about COVID-19 and conducted research to know more about the coronavirus and its characteristics. It led S&T to curate critical resources for those on the front lines and to study past threats to prepare for and prevent future pandemics.
DHS S&T successfully tested four prototype technologies for early detection of wildfires in California this week.
S&T and NUSTL have been working with a coalition of partners (including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard, the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration, and industry) for more than a year on Air Domain Awareness (ADA) efforts, culminating with a series of technology demonstrations that kicked off in April 2021.
DHS S&T partnered with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Think-A-Move to develop Automated Speech Recognition technology.
On May 4, 2021,DHS S&T hosted the Insights Outreach Navigation Workshop webinar featuring the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Program Manager and CRADA partners.
DHS S&T announced the award of 29 competitive research contracts to 25 small businesses across the United States to participate in Phase I of the DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.
The Science and Technology Directorate is currently working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to develop a downloadable application—Safe Handling and Collection of Electronics, or “SHAKE”—that provides users with information and techniques to safely collect drones from the field.