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Mehdi Mekni

Mehdi Mekni on NBC Connecticut

In the Media

NBC Connecticut: The University of New Haven Offers Cybersecurity Training for High School Teachers

Mehdi Mekni, associate professor of computer science and cybersecurity, talks about the GenCyber Teacher Academy, a professional development opportunity for high school teachers to promote online safety and cybersecurity concepts in their classrooms. The grant was funded by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). There is no cost for teachers to attend the camp.

Group image of the members of the University of New Haven’s team.

Connecticut Institute of Technology

The Charger Blog

University Captures Second Place in Leading Cybersecurity Competition, Prepares for International Finals

The New England regional of the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition, hosted by the University’s Connecticut Institute of Technology, is part of an international program considered one of the “premier collegiate ethical hacking competitions,” attracting groups of cybersecurity students from some of the most prestigious programs across the globe.

Image from outreach program from before the pandemic.

IAC grant

University News

Renewable Energy Expert to Lead New Federally Funded Satellite Industrial Assessment Center at the University

Ravi Gorthala, Ph.D., will serve as director of the center, which is supported by a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy and is part of a collaboration with the University of Connecticut. The center will help small and medium-sized regional manufacturers reduce their carbon footprint and improve their productivity, and it will provide students with hands-on learning opportunities.