The Distributed Analytics and Security Institute (DASI) has merged into The Center for Cyber Innovation (CCI). The CCI website is available at www.cci.msstate.edu.

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Deana Card, a Research Security Professional Returns to MSU as Director

September 18, 2018 - A longtime research security professional has returned to Mississippi State, where she started her career in the field nearly 20 years ago. Deana Card, MSU’s director of research security, began working with the university as a facility security officer ...
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NSA Honors Hamilton for Contributions to National Cyber Education Program

September 10, 2018 - The National Security Agency recently honored Mississippi State's Drew Hamilton for his outstanding contributions for the agency's National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program. "Dr. Hamilton's technical expertise was instrumental to the ...
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Mississippi State Joins ‘The Conversation’ Website for Expert Commentary and Analysis

June 11, 2018 - Mississippi State is joining a leading national commentary and analysis program in which university researchers contribute articles and collaborate with journalists to produce timely content on topics grounded in academic expertise. The Conversation aims to promote ...
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Parrish Named New Associate Vice President for Research

February 14, 2018 - One of the nation's leading cybersecurity researchers and a former executive administrator at the University of Alabama is taking a leadership role at Mississippi State. After a national search, Allen S. Parrish has been named associate vice president for research ...
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The MSU Office of Research and Economic Development's HPC2 Member Research Centers and Institutes Play a Key Role in Building Economic Development in State

January 18, 2018 - Economic development is a team sport. It takes lots of partners pulling together and bringing all resources to bear to land the projects that will bring dozens, and sometimes hundreds, of jobs to our state. Mississippi Public Universities are key partners in these ...
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Mississippi State Reflects on Another Year of Growth and Rising Prominence as Research Leader

January 2, 2018 - Building on its legacy as a world-class research institution where students are driven to make a difference, Mississippi State University made headlines in 2017 for its dynamic achievements in areas such as agriculture and forestry, computer science, engineering, ...
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DASI Sponsors Inaugural HackState Hackathon

September 26, 2017 - Over 200 students from different universities returned to the ballroom at the Colvard Student Union on Sunday to present projects created during the inaugural HackState hackathon. The second day of the innovation and coding competition served as the presentation ...
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Making Forensic Investigations More Fruitful: Mississippi State Expert Shares Advice for Making the Right Preparations

June 22, 2017 - Organizations can take steps in advance to help ensure that forensic investigations into data breaches and cyberattacks are successful, says security expert John "Drew" Hamilton, a professor at Mississippi State University. One critical step, he says, is "having ...
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Hamilton Named Interim Director of DASI

June 19, 2017 - John A. "Drew" Hamilton, Jr. will serve as interim director of the Distributed Analytics and Security Institute (DASI) at Mississippi State, beginning June 16. "We are very pleased that Dr. Hamilton has agreed to see one of the university's major research institutes ...
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DASI Director, Dave Dampier, Named as Endowed Chair of Cyber Security

February 20, 2017 - David Dampier, a professor in Bagley College's Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named the Mary Lyn and Niles Moseley Endowed Chair of Cyber Security. "I am honored beyond imagination to receive this great honor," Dampier said. "I have been ...
NSF Survey: Mississippi State Ranked Among the Nation's Top 100 Research Institutions

NSF Survey: Mississippi State Ranked Among the Nation's Top 100 Research Institutions

November 21, 2016 - The recently released NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey for Fiscal Year 2015 places the university at 94th overall among public and private institutions in the country, based on $226.4 million in total research and development expenditures. It ...
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Nominations Wanted for Powe, Research Awards

January 11, 2016 - The nomination period is now open for Mississippi State University's 2016 Research Awards and the Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit nominations for this year's program. Research Awards recognize ...
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International Conference for High Performance Computing Selects Sukhija for Early Career Program

November 6, 2015 - Dr. Nitin Sukhija has been notified that he was selected to participate in the Early Career Program organized by the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (Supercomputung-SC15). This competitive and limited program ...
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XSEDE 2015 names Sukhija 2015 Campus Champions Fellow

November 6, 2015 - Nitin Sukhija (Mississippi State) will work with ECSS staff member Pragnesh Patel (NICS) on PI Joshua New's (ORNL) ECSS project entitled "Design of Experiments and In-Situ Big Data Analytics for Energy Efficient Buildings". Their work involves simplifying the use ...
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Science Successes- Dr. Nitin Sukhija

November 5, 2015 - Dr. Nitin Sukhija was featured by XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) for his work on the Campus Champion leadership team. XSEDE is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, ...
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MSU, Cadence Bank Align to Help Businesses Battle Fraud

September 10, 2015 - A forum to help local businesses address the critical issue of cyberterrorism and develop strategies to guard against cyber fraud was held on September 3rd by Cadence Bank in partnership with Mississippi State University. Speakers from Cadence and MSU's Distributed ...
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We Ring True: Cyber Security Video Spot

July 7, 2015 - The Distributed Analytics and Security Institute team is working to improve the nation's ability to identify and protect the country's most important information systems from cyber threats. DASI scientists research and design secruity software to help ...
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Morris Leads Team on Computer Software Work

October 14, 2014 - Tommy Morris, associate director of the Distributed Analytics and Security Institute (DASI) and associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, lead a team of students and researchers to develop a Relay Settings Automation ...
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Dampier Named SEC Academic Fellow

October 8, 2014 - Dr. David Dampier, Director of the Distributed Analytics and Security Institute (DASI) has been named as a fellow of the Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program. Since its inception in 2008, the professional development program ...
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ASEE Recognizes Dampier for Dedication to Education

July 8, 2014 - Dr. David Dampier recently earned recognition from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for his dedication to education. He received the Outstanding Teaching Award for the ASEE Southeast section. Dampier is the director of the Distributed ...
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MSU Reaffirmed as Cyber Research Center of Excellence

May 28, 2014 - Federal officials have reaffirmed Mississippi State University as a leading institution for cyber security education and research. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recertified the university as a National ...