ISN Logo ISN : Enhancing Soldier Survivability
HOME

About the ISN

People

Research
nav separator

SRA1Strategic Research Area 1
SRA2Strategic Research Area 2
SRA3Strategic Research Area 3
SRA4Strategic Research Area 4
SRA5Strategic Research Area 5


Partners

Student Opportunities

News/Events

Contact Us
dot



photo of rays of pink lights photo of engineer with spinning equipment main content

Research

Basic science and engineering research is the centerpiece of the ISN mission. Designing the soldier system of the future is a formidable task that requires a range of experts, from chemists to mechanical engineers. ISN research is organized into five Strategic Research Areas (SRAs), representing the most fundamental subject areas for scientific inquiry at the Institute. SRAs are designed to address broad strategic challenges facing the Soldier, and are subdivided into more specific Themes.

Those Strategic Research Areas are:
Strategic Research Area 01: Lightweight, Multifunctional, Nanostructured Materials and Hybrid Assemblies
Strategic Research Area 02: Soldier Medicine — Prevention, Diagnostics, and Far-Forward Care
Strategic Research Area 03: Multiple Blast & Ballistic Threats Materials Damage, Human Injury Mechanisms & Lightweight Protective Systems
Strategic Research Area 04: Hazardous Substances Sensing, Recognition, and Protection
Strategic Research Area 05: Nanosystems Integration for Protected Communications, Diagnostic Sensing, and Operational Flexibility in Complex Environments


 

 

 

 

 


MIT Building NE47, 4th Floor, 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 324-4700 isn@mit.edu