May 14, 2018
Learn more about CoSSaR's congestion management research--and how law enforcement and transportation agencies are using it along the Seattle I-5 corridor--in this new video produced by UW's Applied Physics Laboratory.
April 10, 2018
Thanks to the research done by Mark Haselkorn and CoSSaR last year, six regional agencies--Washington State Department of Transportation, Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police Department, Washington State Patrol, and King County Metro--have formally agreed to work together as the Seattle Area Joint Operations Group (SAJOG).
March 1, 2018
The final report includes several recommendations based on the outcomes of the initial research, including enhancement of the cross-agency information sharing environment, as well as improved communication with the commuting public.
September 27, 2017
CoSSaR's Dr. Scott Miles will be leading a reconnaissance research team to Mexico from October 1 - 10, 2017. Sponsored by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute's Learning from Earthquakes Program, Dr. Miles and three other researchers will study the roles, impacts, and experiences associated with Mexico’s earthquake early warning system after the recent earthquakes.
August 28, 2017
For the second year in a row, the Maritime Security West and the Marine Law Enforcement (MLE) Conference will join forces to bring the largest and most comprehensive maritime security and law enforcement event to Tacoma, Washington.
May 18, 2017
Mark Haselkorn, professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering, will be the keynote speaker at the Fourth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management, happening December 11-13, 2017, in Münster, Germany.
March 15, 2017
CoSSaR is announcing the 2017 spring session of the quarterly Speaker Series: Speaker: General Randy “Church” Kee Topic: Operationally Driven Science and Technology in support of Arctic Maritime Responders Date: Wednesday, April 12th 2017 Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM Location: UW Seattle Campus, Husky Union Bldg (HUB) room 145. Campus Map: Map Event is open to the public,...
October 5, 2016
Dr. Scott Miles, senior research scientist in HCDE's Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety, and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR), is Co-Principal Investigator on a new NSF award to host the United States’ first post-disaster, rapid response research facility at University of Washington.
May 23, 2016
The New Yorker’s 2016 Pulitzer winning article “The Really Big One” presents an informative, yet terrifying overview of what Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia will experience when, after 316 years of building pressure (and counting), the Cascadia Subduction zone breaks free, resulting in the largest North American natural disaster in the modern era....
HCDE Professor Mark Haselkorn describes HCDE and CoSSaR's involvement with Cascadia Rising, an exercise simulating the field response of a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, on the United States government's Information Sharing Environment blog.