AUBURN – U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has appointed President Jay Gogue of Auburn University to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council. The new council, comprised of prominent university presidents and academic leaders, is charged with advising the Secretary and senior leadership at the Department on several key issues.
“Dr. Gogue’s extensive experience and expertise will make him a valuable asset to the Council,” said Secretary Napolitano. “I look forward to working with him on these critical issues.”
The new council underscores the Department’s commitment to working with the academic community. In this noteworthy role, Gogue will provide advice and recommendations on issues related to student and recent graduate recruitment; international students; academic research; campus and community resiliency, security and preparedness; and faculty exchanges.
AUBURN – Auburn President Jay Gogue and university officials met Wednesday with Huntsville business and community leaders and also toured Redstone Arsenal for a first-hand view of national security research activities and needs.
The university’s new Huntsville Research Center is already working closely with area industry and federal agencies, including plans to develop cyber security technologies designed to protect U.S. soldiers and information systems on the battlefield.
AUBURN – Auburn University is launching a research center in Huntsville that will partner with federal agencies and industry to advance national and homeland security, as well as space exploration.
The new center, opening July 1, will match Auburn scientists in defense, aerospace, advanced manufacturing, life sciences, biotechnology and information technology with government agencies and industry in north Alabama seeking expertise in those areas.