Class Basics

SEST-701 - Hacking for Defense™: Solving National Security Issues with the Lean Launchpad


When & Where:

Spring 2017 (1/11 - 5/1) in St. Mary's Hall, Room 110 on Mondays (6:30 - 9:00 PM)


Donna Artusy, Paige Tsiumis, and Joe Schuman

Research Asst:

Syllabus & Application Info

Will be posted here



Admission is by teams of 3-5 Georgetown graduate students from any school or department. Limited enrollment by application. Click here for more information on applications.

Was 11/28. Check back here for future application deadlines, or, send an email to


Team Interviews:



  • Follow the course and review courseware from week-to-week here
  • Chris & Matt's weekly observations here
  • If you want to create/join a team, sign up on this Google Doc and attend brown bag lunches/information sessions.
  • To receive updates, please follow us on Twitter @H4DGUSSP.
  • Interested in providing technical advice to a team? Email Chris Taylor or Matt Zais
  • For examples from previous Student Final Presentations: click here
  • To better understand how the process works see the final presentation videos; watch them on video here.