Rep. Gregg Haddad, President Susan Herbst, Governor Dannel Malloy, Chairman Larry McHugh and Rep, Tim Ackert and other dignitaries break ground for the Engineering & Science Building on Sept. 9, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Construction Begins on New Engineering and Science Building

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined UConn, state, and corporate leaders Wednesday in breaking ground for a new engineering and science building on UConn’s main campus in Storrs. The building will provide dedicated laboratory space for the University’s growing sciences & cyber system research programs. . .

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How UConn Researchers Are Fighting Against Counterfeit Computer Chips (Video)

Counterfeit computer chips are unreliable, unsafe and can find their way into the supply chains of everyday products. They pose a serious threat to our banking systems power grids, national security, and personal property. . .

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UConn-Yale Hackathon: Competing For Better Health Solutions

The Spring 2015 Hackathon will be held at Yale University March 27-29. Participants will be challenged to develop tools and strategies to improve the patient experience and reduce hospital readmissions.

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The School of Engineering and the School of Business at the University of Connecticut have established a joint Center for Information Assurance and Computer Systems Security (CIACSS). The Center is open to all university researchers and is the primary research home for all areas of information assurance. The Center has five main areas of research: Authorization and Access Control; Cryptography and Cryptanalysis; Data Security and Privacy; Information Fusion and Data Mining for Homeland Security; and Trustable Computing Systems. It is the home to over 20 faculty and nearly 100 graduate students supported by over $4 million in active research grants. Faculty and researchers associated with the center have published over 150 peer-reviewed papers in information assurance and have been active in initiatives, community service, and outreach.

Mun Choi, Provost, University of Connecticut
P. Christopher Earley, Dean, School of Business