MU lands million contract to train U.S. intelligence members

The University of Missouri has landed a $12 million contract to train members of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The five-year contract calls on the MU College of Engineering to provide a comprehensive data science education program that will provide “cutting-edge analytical training” for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and potentially other U.S. intelligence members. The program joins the MU College of Engineering’s Center for Geospatial Intelligence and the MU Informatics Institute’s data science and analytics master’s degree program. To address the specific education and training needs identified by the NGA, the university will provide a data science education program that includes databases and programming, statistical analyses and predictive modeling, data visualization and data mining, cloud-based computing, and machine learning. These and other specialties are among those the government has said will…


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