TITLE

Cohen reorganizes DHS science with "customer-focused" research

AUTHOR(S)
Dawson, Jim
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Physics Today;Aug2007, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with Jay Cohen, undersecretary of the science and technology directorate at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Cohen discusses why he considers laboratories and scientists providers for the DHS. He comments on his decisions regarding the DHS budget for research and developmental work. He discusses why improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and interoperability of emergency responders through communication are his top priorities.
ACCESSION #
26091065

 

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