National Science Foundation awards FIU $1 million to train policy professionals in cyberinfrastructure

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded FIU a $1 million grant to train policy scientists in -infrastructure to help meet the demand for professionals with an in-depth understanding of the latest technologies. This award will jumpstart a new era of public policy practice and research. The grant will enable the creation of day-long training workshops for local government policymakers, professionals, and also local nonprofits.

“As security and data analytics are now spanning various domains, FIU’s College of Engineering & Computing is making additional efforts to collaborate with other colleges at FIU to bring its expertise in these areas to faculty from other disciplines,”

Kemal Akkaya, professor for the School of Electrical

The skills acquired through this training will also benefit low-income communities as it will provide them with the same access to resources that high-income communities have.

Read more about the National Science Foundation award to FIU at FIU News.