S&T has established the PANTHR program to strengthen customer engagement within the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE) by aligning chemical and biological hazard awareness and characterization activities to provide timely, accurate, and defensible decision support tools and knowledge to stakeholders.
Science and Technology
DHS S&T is conducting ongoing research that will help scientists better understand the coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, and methods to prevent its spread.
DHS S&T and MatMaCorp completed a successful evaluation of a field-deployable genetic test to detect African Swine Fever (ASF) virus in infected pigs and pork products.
In September 2019, it was five women from DHS S&T NUSTL who embarked on a project to assess the capability, usability, deployability, maintainability, and affordability of various makes and models of female body armor.
DHS recognizes that first responders at the Federal, State and local level are on the front lines of providing support to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) collaborated with Mobility 4 Public Safety, the Los Angeles region and the Houston/Harris County region to create the Mobility Acceleration Coalition (MAC).
The reports found below are a result of technology evaluations that leverage the expertise and networks within S&T to gain access and insight into emerging solutions across laboratories, academia, interagency partners and private industry and with international partners.
HSSEDI™, which is managed by DHS S&T and operated by MITRE, has produced a dashboard that uses data analytics to identify trends and displays visualizations of nearby illicit activities that could indicate human trafficking.
DHS S&T is working diligently to support and inform the efforts of our federal agency partners and health organizations about the latest developments in news and research related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
DHS S&T developed the following “master question list” that quickly summarizes what is known, what additional information is needed, and who may be working to address such fundamental questions as, “What is the infectious dose?” and “How long does the virus persist in the environment?”