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Integrative Center For Homeland Security (ICHS)



The Integrative Center for Homeland Security serves as the single integrated voice for all efforts in homeland security within The Texas A&M University System that lead to a safer and better prepared society.


To establish the Texas A&M University System as the known entity for homeland security.

Who We Are:

The Integrative Center for Homeland Security was established by the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) Board of Regents in May 2002. The Center serves as an umbrella organization, facilitator and coordinator for all homeland security activities in a diverse set of programmatic areas across the A&M System. These areas include, but are not limited to, emergency response; food and water security; network/data security and information technology; social/political issues and politics; management of biohazards; physical infrastructure and transportation; counter measures/basic research; detection/remote sensing; physical countermeasures; and health issues.

The overall objective for ICHS is to be an all-inclusive Center that promotes and portrays the story of all homeland security efforts and enhances collaboration within the Texas A&M University System in relation to five notable areas:

ICHS is Currently in the process of creating a new website.
Please direct any inquires to:

Chris Houghton at: chris.houghton@teex.tamu.edu.

For information about the Bush School visit their website at: www.bush.tamu.edu

Contact Information:

Al Davis
Director of Operations
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

200 Technology Way | College Station, TX 77845

http://www.teex.org | http://www.teex.org/nerrtc