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Cyber Laptop Grants

HBCU Gets $9 Million Boost to Build Diverse Knowledge Bases in AI and ML

by Morgan State U
November 09, 2022

Morgan State University has announced a five-year, $9 million grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to address a critical defense department need for research in building diverse knowledge bases related to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), with respect to cybersecurity. The funding comes as part of a Department of Defense $27 million investment in historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to conduct research in critical technology areas while fostering workforce diversity and entry of underrepresented minorities into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.