Institute Research

a hand holding a test tube with a rack of test tubes in the backgroundRutgers researchers are engaged daily in scientific investigation. The institute will tap into this expertise to conduct research designed to optimize prevention, protection, preparation, mitigation, response, recovery, and resiliency in the event of a disaster.

Selected Research Areas of Interest

  • Chemical Threats and Countermeasures
  • Cyberthreats and Cybersecurity
  • Infection Control, Biosafety, and Biosecurity
  • Exposure and Environmental Threats
  • Mathematics and Computational Science
  • Toxicology and Countermeasures
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Public Health and Disease Management
  • Communications and Policy
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Emergency Management Operations
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Information Sharing/Intelligence
  • Interoperable Communications
  • Law Enforcement and Security
  • Disaster and Public Health Law
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Unmanned Aerial and Ground Vehicles
  • Tactical EMS and Integration of First Response