IDA in the Research Community Archives, 2022-Q3

IDA Research Staff participate actively in various professional activities – both within their disciplines and ancillary to them – including publishing in the open literature. Below are some recent citations of IDA Researchers and their work.

Bishai Interviewed by Silent Warrior
Linda Bishai was interviewed following the annual U.S. Special Operations Command Africa (USSOCAF) Silent Warrior Conference. Earlier this month, Silent Warrior hosted a diverse set of participants from African partner nations and other partners from across the globe congregating to solve common problems in Africa.
Crane Interviewed for Financial Times
Keith Crane was interviewed for the Financial Times article entitled, “The Race to Reinvent the Space Station.”
Cox Served as Panelist on CSR Webinar
Carly Cox and Matthew Hepburn, Office of Science and Technology Policy, served as panelists on a webinar hosted by the Council on Strategic Risks (CSR) titled, “The American Pandemic Preparedness Plan: One Year of Progress & The Path Forward.” Bloomberg’s Janet Wu moderated the discussion. Carly discussed the 2022 Annual Report on the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan and its implications for biosecurity. A recording is available on CSR’s YouTube channel.
Patel Presents at Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
Prashant Patel co-presented with Daniel Scheeres, the University of Colorado Boulder, the paper “Space, The Finite Frontier: Rapidly Computing the Reachability of Electric Propulsion Spacecraft” at the Astrodynamics Specialist Conference. The conference, hosted by the American Astronautical Society and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, was held August 11-17 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
IDA Staff Moderate Silent Warrior 22 Conference in Germany
Stephanie Burchard, Dorina Bekoe, Linda Bishai, Ashton Callahan, Sarah Daly and Galen Petruso helped execute and moderate the annual Silent Warrior conference, sponsored by U.S. Special Operations Command Africa. The conference focused on security in Africa and drivers that fuel violent extremist organization recruitment efforts. Speakers examined topics of U.S. and international security partner interest and assessed opportunities to mitigate a variety of threats to safety and security on the continent. Attendees from 37 countries, including 20 African partners, participated in the conference, held August 15-18 in Garmisch, Germany.
Fischerkeller Interviewed for Cyberlaw Podcast
Michael Fischerkeller was interviewed by Stewart Baker and Dave Aitel for an episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast: Cyber Persistence, a series produced by Lawfare. In the episode, Michael discusses “Cyber Persistence Theory: Redefining National Security in Cyberspace,” the book he coauthored with Emily Goldman and Richard Harknett.
Lawrence Spoke at GMU Conference
Alison Lawrence presented at George Mason University’s 26th Annual Conference on Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling on July 28. She presented the briefing “Leveraging Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling to Evaluate Chemical Warfare Agent Secondary Evaporation Models in the Context of Military Operations” that she co-authored with Nathan Platt and Matthew Mendonca. Visit the conference website for more information.
Cox Selected for Fellowship for Ending Bioweapons
Carly Cox was selected to join the 2022-2023 class of the Fellowship for Ending Bioweapons. The six-member class will work with leading experts to generate ideas for ending the threat of biological weapons. The fellowship is hosted by The Nolan Center, an institute of the Council on Strategic Risks.