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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

L3 Sponsors Summer Research Program in Cybersecurity and Electronic Warfare

Jul 24, 2014

The Hume Center for National Security and Technology, sponsored by L3 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.  

Hume Center welcomes three new members to Advisory Board

Jul 01, 2014

The Hume Center is pleased to welcome three new members to its advisory board: Rodney Joffe, senior vice president at Neustar; Sherri Ramsey, a former executive with the National Security Agency; and Gwyn Whittaker, CEO of Slingshot, Inc.  The advisory board is made up of intelligence professionals with significant experience in science, technology, and research. 

Charles Clancy receives tenure

Jun 05, 2014

Congratulations to Hume Center Director, Charles Clancy, who received tenure at his currently-held rank of Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Clancy Receives Dean's Award for Research Excellence

May 23, 2014

At the seventeenth annual Virginia Tech College of Engineering faculty reception, awards were presented to engineering professors for teaching innovation, research, service, and outreach for 2014. A Dean’s Award for Research Excellence was presented to Hume Center Director and professor of electrical and computer engineering, Dr. Charles Clancy.