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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, cybersecurity and analytics, and aerospace systems.


Latest Center News

Hume Center seeks Blacksburg-based Project Manager

Mar 25, 2015

The Hume Center for National Security and Technology at Virginia Tech seeks applicants for a Project Management position supporting a portfolio of sponsored research for defense- and intelligence related clients. The Center’s research portfolio includes wireless communications, electronic warfare, signals intelligence, aerospace systems, cybersecurity, and big data.

Research Leader position in Cyber-Physical System Security

Feb 24, 2015

The Hume Center and the NCR Research Development Team at Virginia Tech are jointly seeking candidates for a research leader position in cyber-physical system security.  The candidate will help develop and execute new sponsored research programs working with the Hume Center and academic centers across the university.

Hume Center highlighted in article about VT Engineering growth

Feb 23, 2015

The Hume Center was highlighted in an article about the College of Engineering's growth in national rankings to 9th place, highlighting Hume's work in wireless, cyber security, big data and space systems.

Kenneth Stiles named VT Teacher of the Week

Feb 16, 2015

The Virginia Tech Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER) recognizes Hume Center Lecturer Ken Stiles as Teacher of the Week for his dedication to bringing his real world experiences into the classroom and encouraging students to pursue careers in national security.   

Hume Center welcomes three new Research Faculty

Jan 29, 2015

The Hume Center is pleased to welcome three new members of our research staff: Matt Vondal, Jon Sprick, and Dan DePoy. 

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