Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence

Critical Technologies


Learn more about becoming an IC CAE Scholar.

Coming Events:

January 3, 2020. Deadline to apply for Department of Energy Scholars Program.

January 13, 2020. Deadline to apply for DoE Federal Energy Management Scholars Program.

January 31, 2020. Deadline to apply for the 6th Annual Research Horizons Day. Current UAH graduate and undergraduate students who have completed research or creative projects under the mentorship of faculty or research staff between Spring Semester 2019 through January 31, 2020 are eligible and encouraged to apply. Selected posters/creative projects will be judged and prizes will be awarded by each respective college. The detailed Call for Submissions can also be found at the UAH Student Research website under the “Annual Events and Outreach” tab.

March 19-20, 2020. Second Annual Spring Colloquium to be held at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

News Items:

Five students have been selected to attend the Summer Workshop hosted by DIA.

April 9-10, 2019. First annual Spring Colloquium held at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

March 8, 2019. Scholar Induction Ceremony held at UAH with 36 scholars inducted.

February 14, 2019. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning presentation at Tuskegee University includes information on IC CAE program.

January 30, 2019. UAH student recruiting meeting. OKT, Room S301, 12:30 - 1:30. Pizza was provided.

January 15, 2019. IC CAE Student Information Session at ACM Meeting.

December 12, 2018. IC CAE Kickoff Meeting held at UAH with representatives of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Office of Director of Intelligence (ODNI).

November, 2018. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning presentation at AAMU includes information on IC CAE program.

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Center of Academic Excellence in Critical Technologies

A Consortium led by the University of Alabama in Huntsville with partners Alabama A&M University and Tuskegee University has been designated an Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (IC CAE) in the area of Critical Technologies. The IC CAE program is a congressionally mandated program funded by the Department of Defense to promote the acquisition of diverse talent for the national security workforce of the future.

The Consortium offers an IC CAE Critical Technology Studies Program that provides students the opportunity to earn university credentials in Critical Technologies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Key areas of study in the program are:

Expertise in these areas will enable the national security workforce of the future to "ensure the right data gets to the right people at the right time in the right form" (2014 National Intelligence Strategy).