Jared Mondschein

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Associate Physical Scientist
Washington Office

Education

Ph.D. in chemistry, Penn State University; B.S. in chemistry, Union College

Overview

Jared Mondschein is an associate physical scientist at the RAND Corporation. At RAND, he has focused on a range of national security and homeland security policy challenges, including chemical defense, supply chain risk management, defense modernization, readiness and cyber test & evaluation. Mondschein is also leading work addressing organizational and technological challenges that cities and other communities face during digital transformations. Prior to joining RAND in March 2019, Mondschein led projects for DARPA and OSD studying pathways to ensure the viability of a domestic microelectronics innovation ecosystem. He completed his Ph.D. in chemistry in May 2018 at The Pennsylvania State University, where he studied materials for renewable energy storage solutions, including fuel cells, batteries, water electrolyzers and nitrogen fixation.

Recent Projects

  • A Strategic Roadmap for the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Cyber security test & evaluation

Commentary

  • Smart city and communication network concept, photo by metamorworks/Getty Images

    Tech Alone Isn't Enough to Create a Successful Smart City

    Smart-city initiatives are popping up in small communities and large metropolitan regions alike. But these initiatives have run into significant hurdles. Some cities have developed frameworks to overcome these challenges, but many continue to struggle.

    Feb 10, 2021 Route Fifty

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