Wilber, Todd

Todd Wilber, President of Precision Explosives LLC

Todd has worked for over 20 years in counterterrorism as a
responder, researcher, policy writer and senior manager. He responded
to various incidents at the local, national and transnational levels. His
experience includes battlefield firsthand experience with improvised
explosives and IEDs. He conducted research on various improved
explosives and developed novel render safe procedures for IEDs as well
as nuclear devices. Mr. Wilber is completing work on new, broad use
desensitization solutions and techniques for powdered primary
explosives. He has worked in U.S. Army special operations, additionally
as a program manager and researcher at the national labs, a Senior
Energy Official for real-world emergencies, and contractor for State
Department leading indigenous personnel in explosive hazard
mitigation during combat operations. Other duties included providing
senior management direction for the overall safety, security and
environmental compliance for the Energetic Materials Research and
Testing Center. As an adjunct professor, he worked with graduate
students and faculty to characterize primary explosives and develop
chemical safing solutions.

Class: Explosives Explained

An introduction to the past, present and future transnational use of homemade explosives.  The 5w’s.  Exploring explosive compounds and their respective rational of use.  Participants will be exposed and challenged to identify explosive compositions and the rational of use by transnational threats.