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UofM’s Dr. Lan Wang Receives Grant from the Mission-Integrated Network Control ProgramDr. Lan Wang Receives Grant from the Mission-Integrated Network Control Program

Dr. Lan Wang, department chair and Dunavant Professor in the UofM’s Department of Computer Science, has received a grant from the Mission-Integrated network Control (MINC) program sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Peraton Labs Inc. is the prime contractor of the contract. As outlined on the DARPA site, the objective of the MINC program is to ensure that critical data finds a path to the right user at the right time in highly contested, highly dynamic communication environments using secure control of any available communication or networking resources (communications, compute or storage capabilities). Full Details


Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities announces fellowshipsHumanities Word Cloud

The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities (MOCH) is pleased to announce the 2024 Catherine and Charles Freeburg Fellows. Four faculty members and one graduate student at the University of Memphis have been recognized for their promising research in the humanities. The program is made available by a generous bequest from Catherine and Charles Freeburg, longtime supporters of the UofM. List of Fellowship Recipients


Fulbright Association LogoDasgupta & Parish Receive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards for 2023-24

The University of Memphis is pleased to announce that Drs. Dipankar Dasgupta, William Hill Professor in Cyber Security, Director, Center for Information Assurance, Director, Intelligent Security Systems Research Laboratory and Ryan Parish, Associate Professor of Archaeology have received Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards in Computer Science to Iceland for a semester and in Archaeology to Chile, respectively, during the 2023-24 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Learn more


Hooks Institute Policy Papers decorative logo2023 Hooks Institute Policy Papers: Unveiling the Impact of AI and Automation on Marginalized Communities

We are excited to introduce the 2023 Hooks Institute Policy Papers, a collection that delves deep into the far-reaching effects of AI and automation on marginalized communities. Titled "The Promise and Peril: Unpacking the Impact of AI and Automation on Marginalized Communities," these papers shed light on three critical areas, providing invaluable insights for policymakers, researchers, and industry leaders. Hooks Institute Policy Papers