What is this project about?
This project named RET Site: Research Experience in Cybersecurity for Nevada
is focused on engaging
High School teachers as participants in STEM research and education at UNR
emphasizing on cybersecurity
How long is the site experience?
In 2021, the (summer) site experience will be for six weeks (from June 21st till July 30th).
Is there any stipend for teachers?
Yes. The teacher participants will receive a stipend of $8000 for participating in
this project and will work closely with Site Mentors to gain STEM research and
education experience. They will also receive an additional $2000 for their follow-up
operating costs that they can use toward some follow-up activities, integrating such
experience into their classroom or lab development/update.
What will be the research experience areas?
The general focus is on STEM research and education emphasizing on cybersecurity
awareness. The teacher participants will have the opportunity of participating in
any of the four broadly defined project/research areas (below) based on their
interest and gain STEM and cybersecurity related knowledge and experience. They will
work closely with UNR site mentors in these following research areas:
a) Cyber-Physical System Security
b) Biometrics and Cybersecurity
c) Cybersecurity in Unmanned Autonomous Systems
d) Digital Forensics Technology and Methodology
Who can participate?
This Site is for Middle and High School teachers. So anyone who is already
is going to teach in
or High School can participate.
How can I participate? Is there an application form?
Yes. For summer of 2021 participation, application form is already up in the website
Homepage. Please apply ASAP.
When will I be notified about the status of my application?
For summer of 2021 participation, applicants will be notified by March.
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