MU College of Engineering awarded federal contract

COLUMBIA, Mo. -The University of Missouri will soon develop an educational program for federal intelligence workers. The MU College of Engineering announced Wednesday it was awarded at five-year, $12 million contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). It is one of the largest contracts in the school’s history. “This award from the NGA — one of the largest in the College’s history — highlights the excellence of instruction the College of Engineering faculty provide using cutting-edge technologies that are necessary in a complex and data-driven world,” said Elizabeth Loboa, dean of the College of Engineering. The college will create a data science program that will provide training for NGA workers and other members of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The program will also focus on “key education and training needs identified…


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