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chemical & biological threat detection & countermeasure development

The easy problems are solved — attack the hard ones

Biennial Report 2022


NSRI and University of Nebraska Capabilities

Our collaborative efforts have immediate and substantial impacts to the capability and safety of those responsible for protecting the country and its citizens from WMDs and highly infectious disease.

Applied Biology
Execution of R&D laboratory studies to develop detection, collection, identification and exploitation capabilities

Technical Collection
Development of intelligence collection, field exploitation and forensic capabilities

Hazard Mitigation
Development of decontamination, consequence mitigation and remediation capabilities

Testing & Evaluation
Facilitation of advanced development acquisition support and DOD testing and evaluation activities

Aerosol & Environmental Science
Execution of aerosol laboratory studies and environmental characterization and dissemination defeat efforts

Materials Biology
Execution of nano biology focused studies on substrate effects, binding kinetics and surface integration properties

Threat & Effects
Development of intelligence analysis, effects modeling and simulation studies

Field Operations & Training
Real-world, multi-disciplinary scenarios for responding to and preventing chemical and biological weapon incidents

Recent Deliverables

Leading Researchers

NSRI's team of chemists, biologists, engineers and mission support specialists work together with DOD partners and more than 120 NSRI Fellows to provide solutions to some of the toughest CWMD challenges.

Featured Facilities

NSRI operates and accesses leading facilities — laboratories, ranges and conference centers — across the country to conduct research, development, testing and evaluation.

Related News & Features

Student of NSRI: Grant Phillips helps test UAV swarms
Second-year doctoral student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Academia and Real Life Products: Chemical Engineer Finds the Perfect Fit
NSRI Fellow Dr. Eric Carnes, associate professor of environmental, agricultural and occupational health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Related Media Mentions

Eight UNO Researchers Among Top Two Percent Cited Worldwide in Their Fields
UNO | NSRI Fellow: Roni Reiter-Palmon
Tech Company Fights Wildfires Using Fireball Dropping Drones
The Epoch Times | NSRI Fellow: Carrick Detweiler
These fireball-dropping wildfire drones are on the frontlines of prevention
KSL News Radio | NSRI Fellow: Carrick Detweiler

Work With NSRI

As USSTRATCOM’s University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), the National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska provides an invaluable understanding of strategic deterrence and CWMD mission requirements gaps. Our institute’s rapid-response capabilities can help meet critical research and development needs. Connect with us to learn more.

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