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Joint Electromagnetic spectrum operations

Current Work

NSRI and the University of Nebraska System are bringing forward expertise and capabilities through two initial projects. There is enthusiasm and capacity to enter more projects.

Deep complex-valued convolutional neural networks for joint spectrum sensing and channel estimation

A $430,000 grant from the DOD Naval Surface Warfare Center addresses highly complex and rapidly evolving challenges for the DOD regarding the use of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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Research and analysis for electromagnetic environment instrumentation and data collection 

Contracted by U.S. Strategic Command’s Joint Center for Electromagnetic Readiness (JCER) Facility, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, the $342,000 project allows NSRI to contribute its evaluation and modeling expertise to help JCER communicate meaningful and actionable electromagnetic spectrum data to the services.

Details coming soon

NSRI Subject Matter Experts

NSRI is led by long-time DOD JEMSO experts.

Adam Carlstrom

Adam Carlstrom, MBA

Research Director


Richard Evans, NSRI Deputy Executive Director
Allen Geist

Allen Geist, MAS


Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO) Programs

Chris Luther

Chris Luther

Senior Operations Analyst

Strategic Deterrence & Nuclear Programs

University of Nebraska Capabilities

Technology and capacity are drawn from several facilities and laboratories across the University of Nebraska System, including but not limited to the following.

NSRI Fellows

More than 140 faculty from the University of Nebraska System are fellows of the institute. Eight are committed to exploring JEMSO challenges, requirements and gaps through a specific NSRI Fellows working group.

Connect With NSRI

As the DOD-designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) of U.S. Strategic Command and the University of Nebraska System, the National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI) delivers solutions for strategic deterrence and CWMD mission requirements gaps. Our rapid-response capabilities and efficient contracting vehicle can help federal government program managers meet critical research and development needs. Connect with us to learn more.

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