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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

Black joins the Hume Center as Associate Director of Research for Aerospace Systems

Sep 17, 2014

The Hume Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Jonathan Black as its first Associate Director of Research for Aerospace Systems.  In this role, he will oversee the centers growing portfolio of research in unmanned aircraft and spacecraft, including the design and construction of a new ground station to facilitate small satellite missions.   

Hume Center seeks Members of the Technical Staff

Sep 12, 2014

The Hume Center is seeking applicants for research staff members to support a growing body of research programs in signals intelligence and electronic warfare.

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.