Challenges of Emerging Technologies for Defense

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Lecture with Jean D. Reed, "Challenges of Emerging Technologies for Defense".

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Colonel Jean D. Reed, US Army (retired), came to the National Defense University's Center for Technology and National Security Policy in October 2010, following a distinguished career of almost fifty years combined military and civilian government service, including serving as Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Chemical Biological Defense and Chemical Demilitarization (DATSD(CBD/CD)). Prior to his appointment as DATSD (CBD/CD) in 2005, Reed served for 15 years as a professional staff member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Armed Services (HASC), where he had principal responsibility for staff oversight of Navy research and development, Defense-wide science and technology, chemical-biological defense, and chemical weapons demilitarization programs. Reed's military career included 30 years progressive experience in a succession of line and staff positions of increasing responsibility, including field artillery battery command, Army Materiel Command, two combat tours in Vietnam as an advisor and brigade operations and intelligence officer, US Field Artillery School combat developments, nuclear-capable field artillery battalion command, deputy commander of a nuclear-capable corps artillery in Germany, major research and development laboratory command, and two tours on the Department of the Army General Staff.

This event is being funded through the GT FIRE program on "Educating a Biotechnology Policy & Security Workforce" for the development of new educational approaches at the intersection of biotechnology, policy, and security. Program co-led by Assistant Professor Margaret E. Kosal (INTA) and Prof Rob Butera (EE).


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  • Created By:Jene Gladstone
  • Created:11/15/2011
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016