Developing technology to keep the nation safe
A vital mission of the U.S. government is to secure the nation from the many threats it faces. We support this mission by assessing, prototyping, and deploying innovative technology that helps reduce the nation's vulnerability to terrorism, secure transportation systems, and protect critical infrastructure.
Homeland Protection Groups
An automated, Bluetooth-based system helps perform contact tracing in a private, anonymous way, offering a method to reduce disease spread during a pandemic.
A method to identify individuals by their gait, at a distance and in low-light conditions, combines infrared imagery and neural network–based pose estimation.
A new collaboration space is empowering researchers to drive innovations in human-AI teaming.
We are building a toolbox of autonomous functions for unmanned aerial systems to improve UAS missions and alleviate burden on human operators in the field.
Advancing Our Research
Discover the exciting and challenging opportunities in Homeland Protection.