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Brett D. Steele

Brett D. Steele, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the National Defense University's College of International Security Studies. He has previously taught in the electrical engineering and history departments at UCLA, and in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University. Dr. Steele has also held research positions at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, the RAND Corporation, and the Homeland Security Institute.

Titles by This Editor

Science and the Art of War through the Age of Enlightenment

The integration of scientific knowledge and military power began long before the Manhattan Project. In the third century BC, Archimedes was renowned for his research in mechanics and mathematics as well as for his design and coordination of defensive siegecraft for Syracuse during the Second Punic War.