Examining DHS Science and Technology Directorate's Engagement with Academia and Industry, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies of the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, First Session, May 19, 2015 [open pdf - 256KB]
"This is the May 19, 2015 hearing 'Examining DHS' held before a Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee. From the opening statement of John Ratcliffe: 'The subcommittee meets today to examine the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology or S&T Directorate. The ability for S&T to engage with academia and industry is a critically important function, especially in times of shrinking budgets and limited resources. S&T must be able to leverage the resources of academia, Federally-Funded Research and Development Centers, industry, and the full spectrum of what S&T Under Secretary Dr. Reginald Brothers has called the 'S&T ecosystem' in order to better enable the DHS components to carry out their missions to protect the homeland.' Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: John Ratcliffe, Cedric L. Richmond, Bennie G. Thompson, Jacob Parker, Marc A. Pearl, Samuel H. Aronson, and James R. Langevin."
Serial No. 114-17
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