Princeton named cybersecurity hub by National Security Agencies

Monday, Dec 6, 2010

Maddie Lu, an electrical engineering graduate student at Princeton University, is developing a device to help soldiers communicate in the field. Her work is supported by the National Security Agency which recently designated Princeton as a cybersecurity hub. 

"The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security are looking for smart American citizens to help address the technical challenges of national security," said Paul Prucnal, a professor of electrical engineering who spearheaded Princeton's involvement in the program. "This gives faculty and students here an opportunity to pursue funding from NSA and DHS and will open doors for students who want to pursue careers in national security."

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