Dr. Steve S. Sin, Ph.D., is the Director of the Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division (UWT) of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), headquartered at the University of Maryland, where he manages large research projects, explores new avenues for research, and establishes collaborative research relationships. Dr. Sin specializes in a broad range of international security, terrorism, and homeland security challenges. His expertise includes emerging technology; human-cyber nexus; radiological and nuclear (RN) terrorism; terror-crime nexus; and Northeast Asia regional security. His expertise in Northeast Asia regional security is focused on North Korea, including its nuclear program; cyber capabilities; intelligence apparatus; regime survival; and leadership.
Prior to joining START, Dr. Sin was the Senior Research Associate and Section Chief at the National Center for Security & Preparedness (NCSP), a strategic partner with the New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services (DHSES), headquartered at the State University of New York at Albany (University at Albany). Dr. Sin’s extensive experience also includes a career as a U.S. Army Officer.