Interdisciplinary Research Engagement Encounter on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Thrust Areas
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 16:00 - 17:30

This interactive event is geared towards faculty who have an interest in the Department of Homeland Security research thrust areas and serves to:

• Highlight the upcoming plans of the NCBSI to re-compete for DHS funding and discuss the thrust areas where UTEP may have a competitive edge
• Provide an opportunity for faculty to discuss project ideas with other faculty as well as with NCBSI and CLHB leadership in an informal environment
• Widen the network of researchers and experts across disciplines who have been engaged or are interested in engaging on this topic
* The DHS Thrust Areas include Border Security; Chemical, Biological, and explosive defense; Counter Terrorist; Cyber Security; Disaster Resilience; APEX Projects (projects aimed to solve urgent problems identified by the head of a DHS operational component).

**To reserve your drink ticket at the IDR Engagement Encounter, please RSVP to clhb@utep.edu by Tuesday, April 1st with the following:

• DHS thrust area(s) that you align to (see attached)
• Brief explanation of your research expertise
• Your Department/College

Faculty Development
Center for Law and Human Behavior (Prospect Hall, Room 231)
Event Contact Point: 
Andrea Tirres