DHS S&T awarded patent for HExCAT hazardous modeling system

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) earned a U.S. patent this week for its Homeland Explosive Consequence Assessment Tool (HExCAT), which offers a unique modeling system for emergency managers.

In protecting the invention for the department, the U.S. Patent Office awarded the subsequent patent to eight scientists, specifically, from the department itself and the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health, as well as private companies Battelle and Leidos.

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Nov 30, 2023


Chris Galford


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