Jared Mondschein

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Physical Scientist
Washington Office


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


Jared Mondschein is a physical scientist at the RAND Corporation. At RAND, he has focused on a range of national security and homeland security policy challenges, including synthetic opioids, microelectronics supply chains, and clean energy integration. Mondschein has also led work addressing organizational and technological challenges facing smart cities. He is a member of the World Economic Forum's G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance Working Group, which works with partnering cities to develop and implement model technology policies. Mondschein 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

  • Microelectronics hardware threats facing DHS
  • Addressing the synthetic opioid crisis
  • Risk-based approach to intellectual property theft