Research & Development

MISSOURI INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE & ENERGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

The Missouri Institute for Defense & Energy’s innovative research and development spans four research areas that focus on the development and prototyping of new technologies and capabilities for both national security and dual-use markets.

Defense & Directed Energy Research Areas of Interest:

  • Autonomous Systems
  • Compact Directed Energy Systems & Antennas
  • Novel Sensors for Specialized Missions
  • Automated Waveform Selection for Target Mitigation
  • Immersive Systems

Bioengineering & Technology Research Areas of Interest:

  • Wearable Sensors
  • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
  • Biometrics for Recognition, Authentication, and Health Assessment
  • Hyperspectral Imaging & Image Processing
  • Underwater Communications

Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science Research Areas of Interest:

  • Atomic Structure of Amorphous/Disordered Materials
  • Atomic Layer Deposition and Atomic Layer Etching
  • Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition
  • Novel Thin-Film Materials
  • Surface & Interface Science

Agricultural Education & Wellness Research Areas of Interest:

  • SWAP-C of Vertical Farming Technologies
  • Kansas City Soil Testing
  • SNAP Effectiveness & Implementation
  • Engineering Research Center for Urban Agriculture Initiatives
  • Kansas City Neighborhood-Level Nutrition Mapping