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The Hume Center leads Virginia Tech's research, education, and outreach programs focused on the communication and computation challenges of the national security community. Education programs provide mentorship, internships, scholarships, and seek to address key challenges in qualified US citizens entering federal service. Advanced research programs focus on signals intelligence, electronic warfare, resilient systems and communications, and data to decision.

Latest Center News

Hume Center seeks Arlington-based Project Manager

Aug 26, 2014

The Hume Center seeks applicants for a Project Management position supporting a portfolio of defense- and intelligence-funded research. This position would primarily support the Center’s Northern Virginia office.  The ideal candidate would be an early-career individual with experience in formal project management, defense contracts, and research proposal development processes.

McGwier named AOE Faculty Affiliate

Aug 08, 2014

The Virginia Tech Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering has named Dr. Robert McGwier, Director of Research for the Hume Center, as a Faculty Affiliate. 

Seven Papers from the Hume Center Accepted for IEEE MILCOM

Jul 30, 2014

The Hume Center is proud to annouce that seven papers authored by Hume Center faculty and students have been accepted for the 2014 IEEE Military Communications (MILCOM) conference, to be held this October in Baltimore, MD. 

L-3 Communications Sponsors Summer Research Program in Cybersecurity and Electronic Warfare

Jul 24, 2014

The Hume Center for National Security and Technology, sponsored by L-3 Communications, conducted a 6 week student workshop focused on applied Cyber Electronic Warfare strategies effecting wireless communications systems.

Hume Center and CEED Collaborate on Summer Research Programs

Jul 11, 2014

The Hume Center and the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) are collaborating to inspire the next generaton of female engineers through CEED's C-Tech2 Summer program.