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Missouri S&T’s expertise in electrical and computer engineering will play a role in a new, federally funded national security research project led by the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
UMKC officials announced on March 2 that the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research has awarded a $7.2 million grant and a $7.7 million contract to UMKC to develop technologies to reduce national security threats from small, unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly called drones. Researchers from Missouri S&T and the University of Missouri-Columbia are also involved in the project. Read more.