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Technology and National Security (INTLPOL 256, MS&E 193)

MS&E
293
Instructors
Lin, H. (PI)
Kumar, R. (TA)
Rajesh, N. (TA)
Velaise, T. (TA)
Cruz, A. (TA)
Bhaskara, V. (TA)
Legrand, A. (TA)
Section Number
1
Explores the relation between technology, war, and national security policy with reference to current events. Course focuses on current U.S. national security challenges and the role that technology plays in shaping our understanding and response to these challenges, including the recent Russia-Ukraine conflict. Topics include: interplay between technology and modes of warfare; dominant and emerging technologies such as nuclear weapons, cyber, sensors, stealth, and biological; security challenges to the U.S.; and the U.S. response and adaptation to new technologies of military significance.
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Units
3-4
Academic Career
Graduate
Course Tags
Resources, Environment, and Energy Policy - Electives
Science and Technology Policy - Gateway
Academic Year
Quarter
Autumn
Section Days
Monday Wednesday
Start Time
3:00 PM
End Time
4:20 PM
Location
Gates B1