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UVA Engineering Welcomes New Faculty, Innovation in 2016-2017

The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes five new teaching faculty and 16 new tenured and tenure-track faculty in 2016-2017, most for […]

UVA Board of Visitors Makes $4.8 Million Strategic Investment in Cyber-Physical Systems Research

Investment will help fund a new lab and more researchers to develop safe, secure Internet connectivity for everyday human objects, improving productivity, health and quality of […]

UVA Computer Scientists Win $1 Million in National Cybersecurity Challenge

For nearly three hours Thursday night, cyber attacks shot like precision-guided missiles into software built by a team of computer scientists from the University of Virginia […]

Double Helix: UVA Computer Science Professor Applies Genetic Engineering Principles to Cybersecurity

Instead of putting a single canary in a coal mine, why not have several, each one capable of responding to a different poisonous gas, thanks to a switch in its genetic code? That’s the basic idea behind Double Helix, a cybersecurity system that Computer Science Professor Jack Davidson and his colleagues at the University of Virginia and the University of New Mexico are developing with a $5.9 million grant for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).