NSA Gives NC State Largest Sponsored Research Contract Ever

NSA_NCU_big_data_labThe National Security Agency and North Carolina State University have partnered to establish the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh. The NSA funding, reportedly $60.75 million, for the big data lab, is the largest sponsored research contract in the university’s history.

Besides a collaborative project on cyber security with the NSA, NC State also has multiple existing partnerships with the NSA’s parent agency, the Department of Defense.  

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