The White House and the U.S. Department of Defense partnered with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to host a summit in Westlake, Texas, in an effort to improve the supply chain resilience of critical materials.
Threatcasting is a new concept that operates using inputs from social science, technical research, cultural history, economics, trends, expert interviews and science fiction to create potential visions of the future — both good and bad.
From the COVID-19 pandemic to the Ever Given vessel blocking the Suez Canal in Egypt, disruptions in global supply chains can impact daily life. Dr. Eleftherios Iakovou, a member of the SecureAmerica core team, breaks down supply chains and paves the way for a more resilient future for this important process.
We have seen first-hand how public-private partnerships can benefit efforts to improve supply chain resilience. The new SecureAmerica Institute at Texas A&M University is one such a partnership, made up of a network of about 100 partners across several technical domains within the manufacturing base. The program employs a novel interdisciplinary paradigm to build on policy, economics, and supply chain management research and education.