Auburn University and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering are taking the lead as an institution on the forefront of cybersecurity research and professional preparedness in the industry. The efforts to safeguard against threats that are man-made or acts of nature are growing in urgency. Auburn Engineering researchers are working to develop technologies that enhance the security of people, property and information. This includes research in unmanned systems, missiles and satellites; hardened concrete and projectile proof materials; as well as unique expertise in modeling and simulation and power generating systems.


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The AI@AU Initiative will build a university-wide computational infrastructure for AI research and education; enhance the university-wide faculty infrastructure for AI research and education; assemble a university-wide multi-disciplinary faculty team to expand AI research and education; and explore university-wide educational innovations in AI.

McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security

The McCrary Institute combines the knowledge of recognized policy authorities and renowned faculty researchers to develop solutions to real-world security problems and educate the security experts of the future. We strengthen security by defending and attacking through an interdisciplinary approach that merges strategic policy making with advanced research, education and sophisticated technological expertise to create forward-looking, practical solutions.

Auburn Cyber Research Center

The Auburn Cyber Research Center integrates cutting-edge engineering technology with research to develop innovative methods of protecting our nation's cybersecurity. Our vision is to excel in cyber research, development, education, and practice by engaging with industry, government, and communities to educate a superior cyber workforce, disseminate solutions to cybersecurity problems, and support state and regional economic development.