Date: May 2, 2011
On Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. EST, members of the 3-D Finger and Palm Scanner development team demonstrated the working scanner to NIHS. The objective of this project was to quickly and accurately capture 3-D palm and fingerprints in a format that is backwards compatible with existing 2-D rolled fingerprint formats. The device is to be non- To date, eight of the ten contractual contact, small and lightweight, and require no operator manipulation.
Date: April 27, 2011
NIHS has executed the contract for the project, "Understanding Economic Impacts of Disruptions in Water Service," for Dr. Andy Ernest with Western Kentucky University.
Johns Hopkins and ElanTech Complete Tabletop Simulation of Next-Generation GIS Public Health Emergency Management Software
Date: April 19, 2011
ElanTech has completed a successful tabletop simulation of its new IMDSS-H software tool, which will be used by public health incident response teams facing conflicting data and incomplete information when they arrive at the scene of a public health emergency. ElanTech is a government prime contractor specializing in the development of real-time web-based GIS solutions for emergency management.
Date: April 12, 2011
The North American transportation Security Center was featured at the DHS S&T Center of Excellence Summit in Washington, DC on March 2- April 1, 2011. Doug Kreis with the University of Kentucky is supporting these efforts by implementing a hazmat truck tracking center. The University of Kentucky, specifically the Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC) and its partners, will expand upon the work completed under the Hazmat Truck Security Pilot by building a functional prototype of a hazmat truck tracking center.
Date: April 4, 2011
NIHS has executed the contract for the project, Studying Distribution System Hydraulics and Flow Dynamics to Improve Water Utility Operational Decision Making. This project will be led by Dr. Lindell Ormsbee, with the University of Kentucky.