The Center for Collaborative Systems for Safety, Security and Regional Resilience, established in 2014 and housed in Sieg Hall, is a joint venture between the University of Washington’s Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and the Human Centered Design and Engineering (HCDE) department.


To lead innovation in the design, development and use of collaborative systems that support regional operations for security, safety and resilience.


A multi-disciplinary facility and environment where professionals from a wide range of entities (Federal, State, County, City, Tribal, International, Public and Private) team with university experts to align strategies, processes and investments in systems for security, safety and resilience.

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