Historically Black Clark Atlanta University in Georgia has entered into a partnership with Augusta University in Georgia to collaborate on training and research in the fields of cyber security and cyber-physical systems.
The department of cyber-physical systems at Clark Atlanta University and the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University will join forces to promote research on making complex-cyber-physical systems efficient, reliable and secure. The partnership will provide for research opportunities for undergraduate students at each university.
George T. French, president of Clark Atlanta University, stated that the university “is excited about the possibilities of this unique partnership. Together we will drive the diversity of ideas, talents, and opportunities that ensure a successful and more inclusive ecosystem for innovation.”
Augusta University is a state-operated educational institution with nearly 5,500 undergraduate students and about 3,000 graduate students, according to the latest data supplied to the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 24 percent of the undergraduate student body.