Michael J. D. Vermeer

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Associate Physical Scientist
Off Site Office

Education

Ph.D. in chemistry, Northwestern University; B.S. in chemistry, Calvin College

Overview

Michael J. D. Vermeer is a physical scientist at RAND Corporation. His interests and expertise cover topics related to science and technology policy, criminal justice, national security, cyber security and privacy, and emerging technologies. He co-leads the Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative, a research partnership identifying technology and policy needs across sectors of the criminal justice system. His other work is related to development planning, program evaluation, and other analyses to guide strategic decisionmaking in the armed services and government agencies.

Recent Projects

  • Identifying the Highest Priority Criminal Justice Technology Needs

Selected Publications

Vermeer, Michael J. D.; Woods, Dulani; Jackson, Brian A., Identifying Law Enforcement Needs for Access to Digital Evidence in Remote Data Centers, RAND Corporation (RR-2240-NIJ), 2018

Hollywood, John S.; Vermeer, Michael J. D.; Woods, Dulani; Goodison, Sean E.; Jackson, Brian A., Using video analytics and sensor fusion in law enforcement: Building a research agenda that includes business cases, privacy, and civil rights protections, and needs for innovation, RAND Corporation (RR-2619-NIJ), 2018

Hollywood, John S.; Vermeer, Michael J. D.; Woods, Dulani; Jackson, Brian A., Using Social Media and Social Network Analysis in Law Enforcement, RAND Corporation (RR-2301-NIJ), 2018

Dawson, Justin C.; Banks, Duren; Vermeer, MIchael J. D.; Shelton, Shoshana R., Strategies to Mitigate the Impact of Electronic Communication and Electronic Devices on the Right to a Fair Trial, RAND Corporation (RR-2155-NIJ), 2018

Publications