Students Use Entrepreneurship to Address National Security Issues

There aren’t many courses in which an undergraduate student in mechanical engineering, a graduate student in entrepreneurship and a Ph.D. candidate in global studies get to spend the semester working together on a project for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).

But then again, there aren’t many courses like Hacking for Defense (H4D), a DOD-sponsored program that pairs interdisciplinary student teams with defense and intelligence organizations to rapidly address emerging national security challenges, using entrepreneurial methods. Click here to continue reading

The student team of, from left, Brennan Fournier, Gloria Donkor and Richard DeBenedetto practice flying a drone as part of their Hacking for Defense project. Photo Credit