Technology and National Security: Past, Present, and Future (INTLPOL 256, MS&E 193)

MS&E
293
Instructors
Lin, H. (PI)
Kumar, R. (TA)
Rajesh, N. (TA)
Tokuyama, D. (TA)
O'Donohue, A. (TA)
Alpert, L. (TA)
Person, H. (TA)
Section Number
1
Explores the relation between technology, war, and national security policy from early history to modern day, focusing on current U.S. national security challenges and the role that technology plays in shaping our understanding and response to these challenges. Topics include the 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
Graduate
Course Tags
Resources, Environment, and Energy Policy - Electives
Science and Technology Policy - Gateway
Academic Year
Quarter
Autumn
Section Days
Monday Wednesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
3:00 PM
Location
Remote