DHS Recognizes Innovators at Patent Award Ceremony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas recognized Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and other individuals who have been awarded patents by the U.S. Patent Office for their technology advancements and inventions contributing to the homeland security mission. The event, hosted by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), recognized inventors from across DHS including the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Coast Guard, and the Office of the General Counsel.

“At the heart of DHS’s innovation and success are our employees. It is my honor today to recognize these inventors for their efforts to advance the homeland security mission,” said Deputy Secretary Mayorkas. “Our inventors have shown commitment and dedication to the vision of protecting America by thinking outside the box, contributing their ideas and vision, and working in our labs and with our partners to create innovative and useful technologies. They have demonstrated that creativity and innovation are alive and well in our federal workforce.”

Interested in learning more? Read the S&T Press Release.