Tagged: Transportation security

Increasing Road Infrastructure Capacity through the use of Autonomous Vehicles

Video – CHDS Thesis Series Fall 2016. Don Simko. Roadway infrastructure is a critical component to U.S. homeland security. Overland transportation affects the national economy, emergency services, defense, and communication systems. This thesis by...

The Ever-evolving Security Landscape at the Transportation Security Agency

Video – interview. The TSA is undergoing fundamental changes designed to provide a simple, safe, and efficient means or transporting people, goods and services. Paul Fujimura, Assistant Administrator for Global Strategies, Transportation Security Administration...

Steel Wheel Security

Lecture/presentation Kip Hawley We spend so much time thinking and talking about aviation security, it clearly holds a key place within the national risk hierarchy. But as critical as the aviation network is for...

Aviation Security: A Case for Risk-Based Passenger Screening

Interview — video. Kenneth Fletcher. The United States has invested considerable resources to improving aviation security. Despite technology and procedural improvements, passenger screening remains subject to much criticism. In this award winning thesis, Kenneth...

Smarter Security

Lecture/presentation Kip Hawley It has been over ten years since the September 11 terrorist attacks, yet most would agree that commercial airline passengers still don’t experience smart security at today’s airport security checkpoints. If...

Chemical Detection Architecture for a Subway System

Chemical Detection Architecture for a Subway System

Interview — video. Joselito Ignacio. This proposed system process aims to improve subway safety through better enabling the rapid detection and response to a chemical release in a subway system. The process is designed...

A Look at New Risk-Based Security Initiatives at TSA

A Look at New Risk-Based Security Initiatives at TSA

Interview — video. John Pistole. TSA Administrator John Pistole discusses several new TSA risk-based security initiatives where the goal is to more effectively protect airline passengers from acts of terrorism without infringing upon their...