To be the lead Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) academic research institute, delivering relevant and timely research solutions directly impacting Department of Defense (DoD) operations and our national security.
Exploit University of Nebraska and other academic institution capabilities to conduct relevant research in addressing CWMD mission gaps
Leverage the NSRI UARC sole source contract vehicle and the unique NSRI collaborative environment to expedite CWMD research requirements
Collaborate with other universities, agencies, and communities of interest to deliver effective research solutions on the forefront of science, technology and policy
Anticipate emerging/unexpected CWMD threats and rapidly respond with focused, collaborative concepts and capabilities
Deliver game-changing solutions to the toughest CWMD mission challenges
The National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) at the University of Nebraska is one of 13 University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs) in the nation. Established in 2012, NSRI is engaged in a long-term, strategic partnership with our Department of Defense (DoD) sponsor, United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM). The NSRI provides mission-essential research and development capabilities for USSTRATCOM as well as other DoD components and federal agencies focused on combating weapons of mass destruction.
The National Strategic Research Institute is amongst an elite group of research centers associated with U.S. universities, providing critical defense solutions.
We maintain five core competencies for the CWMD mission:
NSRI receives funding from project sponsors through contracts generated from our sole-source, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with USSTRATCOM, as well as other direct contract vehicles and grants.
Founded in 1869, the University of Nebraska is the state
of Nebraska’s only public university and is home to a community of more than 50,000 students and 13,000 employees. The University of Nebraska includes four campuses: University Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska Omaha, and University of Nebraska at Kearney.
“There are many people who have the potential for leadership, just as there are probably many people born with the potential to be great artists, that never have the opportunity or the training for the full development of their talents.”
– General Dwight D. Eisenhower
The National Strategic Research Institute facilitated the establishment of the Strategic Leadership Fellows Program, a graduate level educational partnership between the United States Strategic Command and the University of Nebraska. Uniquely designed for the Department of Defense civilian workforce, students spend 13 weeks in-residence receiving classroom-based and hands-on learning opportunities in leadership development at the University of Nebraska Omaha’s College of Business Administration in Mammel Hall.
Our partnership with USSTRATCOM provides an invaluable understanding of CWMD requirements gaps that require significant research solutions. Our UARC is a rapid response way to meet your research requirements. Find out what we can accomplish together.