MU Engineering faculty are trailblazers in cybersecurity and are creating bold innovations and fostering student learning experiences as well as community outreach activities. The Cybersecurity Center at the University of Missouri has a number of affiliated faculty with active collaborations across diverse units that include: engineering, information technology, business, law, medicine, social science and mathematics.
The University of Missouri possesses an R1 Carnegie Classiﬁcation (Doctoral University: Very high research activity). A link to its 2018 classiﬁcation can be found here.
The College of Engineering is an NSA Center for Academic Excellence. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program. The goal of the program is to reduce vulnerability in our national information infrastructure by promoting higher education and research in cyber defense and producing professionals with cyber defense expertise.
As a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), the College of Engineering is on the leading edge of innovation, scholarship, and solutions that contribute to scientific progress, economic development, security, and well-being.