The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Purdue University
funding for the second year of the Homeland Security-Science,
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (HS-STEM) Career Development
Program. This Homeland Security Career Development Proposal was a joint
effort between Purdue University Regional Visualization and Analytics
Center (PURVAC), Dr. David Ebert, Director and Purdue Homeland Security
Institute (PHSI) Dr. Sandra F. Amass, Associate Director.
For further information, please visit the links on the left or contact Drs. Amass or Ebert.
PURVAC/PHSI were awarded $300,000 in scholarship money from the
department of Homeland Security for students who are interested in
working in Homeland Security related fields. During the first year of
the program, seven students were awarded scholarships. These graduate
students are currently doing research in: Terrorism and Infectious
Disease, Cyber Threats, Analysis of Linked animal and Human Data,
Explosive and Radiation Detection, Border Security and Cargo Container
To learn more about the program and to apply for a 2008 HS-STEM award,
see the links to the left.