Tag: National Security

IU SoIC, NSWC Crane sign ‘smart tech’ research and development agreement

Wednesday marked another red-letter day in terms of collaboration between Indiana University and Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane, as a “smart tech” R&D agreement was signed between the facility and IU’s School of Informatics and Computing. Research conducted under the pact will help integrate modern “smart” technology into current systems vital to the nation’s defense…. Read more »

Pinterest founder and CEO Ben Silbermann among keynotes for Research Horizons event Sept. 8-9

Some of Indiana University’s brightest minds in informatics and computing will come together Sept. 8-9 at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building for Research Horizons. This inaugural event, designed to spark conversations on how research drives innovation, is chocked full of seminars on topics that range from artificial intelligence, security and bioinformatics to big data, programming languages and… Read more »

NSWC-Crane, IU sign agreements to collaborate on cybersecurity issues, more dependable defense electronics

As issues involving national security and cybersecurity increasingly intersect, both university and military researchers share increasingly common ground. To maximize the benefits of work from both areas of expertise, IU’s Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) and Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane entered a two-year agreement on July 18 to collaborate in addressing the ever-increasing challenges… Read more »

IU, Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane to collaborate on improving durability of naval electronics through $450,000 research grant

Research collaboration between Indiana University and Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane continues to bear fruit, as evidenced with Wednesday’s announcement of a $450,000 grant to be used toward improving the durability of electronics used in a range of critical U.S. Navy systems. David Crandall, a professor at IU’s School of Informatics and Computing, received the grant… Read more »

U.S. Army warrant officers, senior NCOs study security, planning and crisis issues at IUB

  A group of U.S. army warrant officers and senior non-commissioned officers (NCOs) will complete a three-week training program Friday at IU Bloomington that focused on national security, strategic planning and crisis management issues. Known as the IU-IDB Strategic Studies Fellows Program, the course was offered through a partnership with the Institute for Defense and… Read more »

IU, Purdue staffs host two-day 'cybersummit' with key military and government officials

              Indiana University and Purdue University officials recently met with Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security representatives for an overview of each university’s capability to support applied research and academic requirements in information technology and cybersecurity. IU’s portion of the two-day visit occurred Wednesday, March 23 at… Read more »

Watch the Oct. 14 signing ceremony for NSA Crane Educational Partnership Agreement

For those who were unable to make it to the Cyberinfrastructure Building at IU Bloomington on Wednesday, Oct. 14, for the NSA Crane Educational Partnership Agreement signing ceremony, the Innovate Indiana Blog was on hand to record the landmark event. Please click here to view the video. Kirk White, IU assistant vice president and military… Read more »

IU and NSWC-Crane host White House science adviser on a two-day trip to southern Indiana

Indiana University and Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane hosted White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Assistant Director for Defense programs Chris Fall at a Thursday, Oct. 8, roundtable focused on the roles of IU and NSWC Crane in promoting regional economic innovation. Fall, who works on defense-related science, technology and innovation matters, traveled… Read more »