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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 Advisory Board Welcomes Two New Members

Nov 05, 2015

The Hume Center is pleased to welcome two new new members to its advisory board: Deborah Golden, principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and Dewey Houck, vice president and chief data analytics officer for Boeing Defense, Space & Security. 

Hume Center students participate in AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual Meeting

Oct 21, 2015

Hume Center students and faculty presented 8 technical papers at the recent Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT) Space Symposium and Annual Meeting held in Dayton, Ohio. 


Bob McGwier named to AMSAT Board of Directors

Sep 25, 2015

Hume Center Director of Research Dr. Robert McGwier has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors for the Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT).  

Charles Clancy named to AFCEA Intelligence Committee

Sep 03, 2015

Hume Center Director Dr. Charles Clancy has been elected to a four-year term as a member of the Intelligence Committee of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA).   

2015 GNU Radio Conference features Hume faculty and students

Aug 31, 2015

The GNU Radio Conference is a growing event that delivers valuable content on the subject of software-defined radio (SDR).   The 5th annual GNU Radio Conference 2015 (GRCon15) was held August 24-28, 2015 in Washington, DC, and featured presentations by many Hume Center faculty and graduate students.

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