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National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska
stratcom The National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at the University of Nebraska is the only University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) delivering solutions for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction to U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and the nation.

NSRI provides research and development services for the U.S. Department of Defense and other governmental agencies in the following competency areas:


2014 Annual Report
annual report

The National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska releases its second annual report highlighting its accomplishments during 2013-2014.  

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NSRI: Focused on Collaboration

NSRI is a university-wide institute, drawing on the resources of all four campuses. NSRI focuses on five core strengths of the University of Nebraska—areas that offer significant opportunities for collaboration with external partners.


Latest NSRI News
  • STRATCOM Fellows Arnold, Mahoney, Derrick, Ligon & Harms are published in The Journal of Information Warfare
  • “FEASIBILITY OF A CYBER ATTACK ON NATIONAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE BY A NON-STATE VIOLENT EXTREMIST ORGANIZATION”, written by STRATCOM Fellows Nathan Arnold, William Mahoney, Dr. Douglas Derrick, Dr. Gina Ligon and Mackenzie Harms is featured in Volume 14, Issue 1 of The Journal of Information Warfare, a peer-reviewed academic journal.  The Journal of Information Warfare is a primary, and rapidly expanding, source of cyber security research, thinking and insight.  The aim of the Journal is to provide a definitive publication that makes available the latest thinking and research in the critical area of information warfare, information operations, cyber crime and cyber warfare. It is the intention of the journal to present the very best and latest thinking in the information warfare and information operations arena.

    — Journal of Information Warfare (April 13, 2015)

  • STRATCOM Fellows Eshelman and Derrick are published in the Joint Force Quarterly
  • “Relying on the Kindness of Machines? The Security Threat of Artificial Agents”, written by STRATCOM Fellows Randy Eshelman and Douglas Derrick, is featured in Issue 77 of the Joint Force Quarterly, produced by the National Defense University Press, The Premier Professional Military and Academic Publishing House.

    — National Defense University Press (April 1, 2015)

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