News | Feb. 1, 2009

DTP-058: Strengthening Technical Peer Review at the Army S&T Laboratories

By John W. Lyons and Richard Chait DTP-058

The paper recommends that the Army require peer review of the technical quality of its laboratories and proposes a set of norms that must be met. The principal recommendation is that reviews be performed by independent experts who visit the laboratory for two or more days, looking at the technical projects and the strength of the technical staff, equipment, and facilities.