News for April 2012

Description: http://www.nhdf.org/library/images/NSIC/NSIC_2012_Logo_-_1.jpg2012 NATIONAL SECURITY INNOVATION COMPETITION

CHS and the National Institute of Science, Space and Security Centers (NISSSC) proudly co-sponsored the 2012 National Security Innovation Competition at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.


CHS and the National Institute of Science, Space and Security Centers (NISSSC) were proud co-sponsors of the 2012 National Security Innovation Competition at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs on April 27, 2012. The National Security Innovation Competition was designed as a one-of-a-kind venue to link college students conducting cutting edge research on concepts and technologies intended to meet national security capability needs, with government and industry customers. It has grown from a local program to an internationally recognized competition that draws some of the most innovative technologies from some of the brightest minds today.

The universities and corresponding projects that competed in the final round include:

  • Colorado Technical University, "Incident Responders Personal Accountability Tool"
  • North Eastern University, "Next Generation Millimeter-Wave, Whole-Body Imaging for Concealed Threat Detection"
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, "Magello - A User Friendly, Web-based Tool for Emergency Response"
  • University of Calgary, "GPS Anti-Interference: A Practical Array Processing Approach"
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs, "Beyond Authentication: Vaulted Verification"
  • University of Florida: "Automated Optical Method for Detecting Trace Quantities of Explosives on Arbitrary Surfaces"
  • University of Utah, "Vapor Detection of Peroxide-Based Improvised Explosive Devices"
  • The United States Air Force Academy, "Liquid Droplet Stream Propulsion System"
  • The United States Military Academy West Point, "On Demand Thermal Protection"
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, "Cooperative Autonomous Resilient Defense Platform for Cyber Physical System"