Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence

Critical Technologies


Learn more about becoming an IC CAE Scholar.

Coming Events:

August 1, 2019. The application portal for new IC CAE Scholars is now open. Apply by September 27, 2019.

September 20, 2019: IC CAE Interest Meeting. Come learn more about opportunities and benefits for our IC CAE scholars and the requirements for application. 9:00 am in Room S301, Technology Hall.

September 27, 2019: Deadline for IC CAE Scholars application.

October 2019. Induction Ceremony for 2019-2020 IC CAE Scholars.

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).