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REU program in Data-driven Security


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
This REU Site focuses on data-driven security at Boise State University. Data-driven security is an emerging interdisciplinary field that applies data science and artificial intelligence to mitigate cyberattacks and other security risks and threats.

Undergraduate students will participate in summer research activities with faculty mentors from the computer science and mathematics disciplines. The students will work in teams to explore important research questions and will also participate in other professional development activities that will prepare them for future careers in the computing fields.

Up to 10 fellowships will be awarded. Women and other underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Research project areas include cybersecurity (intrusion and threat detection, lightweight cryptography, side-channel attacks) misbehavior detection, national security, and misinformation mitigation.


Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
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Program Dates: 6/1/2020 - 7/31/2020

Participating Institution(s):
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Boise State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Artificial Intelligence
Computational Sciences
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences
Information Sciences
Mathematics

Keywords:
Artificial Intelligence
Cryptography
Cyber Security
Security
Social Media
Social Network Analysis

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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