Stakeholder collaboration in Rwanda’s digital transformation
CyLab-Africa and the Upanzi Network, AfricaNenda, and Rwanda Information Society Authority jointly hosted a digital public infrastructure and digital public goods stakeholder engagement workshop. This workshop served as a catalyst for collaborative efforts aimed at advancing Rwanda’s digital transformation.
picoCTF-Africa sees significant growth in competition’s second year
In just its second year, the cybersecurity hacking competition saw over 1250 students, as the number of female participants doubled, and the number of high school participants increased by more than 365 percent. Additionally, four teams finished in the top 50 on picoCTF’s global leaderboard, demonstrating the initiative’s immediate impact.
Maxwell Air Force Base
Air Force Institute of Technology visits CMU-Africa
Air Force Institute of Technology professor Aihua Wood visited CMU-Africa in September 2023 to explore the facilities and look for potential opportunities for collaboration. “I was very impressed with the campus facilities and students,” says Wood. “I feel like there is a lot of opportunity for AFIT to be involved.”
The New Times
CMU-Africa students featured in The New Times for AI algorithms for Chinese satellite
Two CMU-Africa students, along with four other students from Rwandan universities, were featured in The New Times for creating AI algorithms for Chinese satellite WonderJourney-1A.
Tucker’s research mentioned at Senate hearing
MechE/CMU-Africa’s Conrad Tucker, along with other collaborators from the RAND Corporation and the Challenger Center, were cited for their work during the U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee hearing titled “AI and the Future of our Elections.”
CMU College of Engineering
2023 Engineering Faculty Awards announced
The 2023 Engineering Faculty Awards highlight faculty members who have shown outstanding educational, research, and service efforts. Congratulations to all of this year’s awardees!
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