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Countering Nuclear Terrorism: How DNDO Supports Detection and Forensics

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An Interview with Dr. Huban Gowadia, Director, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Dr. Huban A. Gowadia was appointed as the Director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) on 20 September 2013. Under her leadership, DNDO develops nuclear detection capabilities, measures detector system performance, ensures effective response to detection alarms, conducts transformational research and development, and coordinates the improvement of technical nuclear forensics capabilities across the U.S. Government. Prior to this role, Dr. Gowadia served at DNDO as the Acting Director from 2012 to 2013 and in several other roles since 2005. 

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