Since the September 11 tragedy, security concerns hover at the forefront of the American psyche. But long before the twin towers fell, researchers sought ways to triumph over challenges to our nation's people, institutions, and resources.
Building a path to peace. Washington State University faculty invent breakthrough technologies, discover concepts with defense applications, and plan ways to manage crises should they erupt again. George Washington once reasoned, "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace." Drawing upon his wisdom, University researchers forge new tools and methods to give peace a chance.