Dr. Charles Clancy directs Virginia Tech’s Hume Center for National Security and Technology and is a professor of electrical and computer engineering. With over 70 faculty and staff, the Hume Center engages 350 students annually in research and experiental learning focused in national security and technology. Dr. Clancy is an internationally-recognized expert in wireless cybersecurity.
Prior to joining Virginia Tech in 2010, he served as a researcher at the Laboratory for Telecommunications Sciences, a federal research lab at the University of Maryland. Dr. Clancy received his BS in Computer Engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and has over 200 peer-reviewed technical publications and patents, is co-author to four books, and co-founder to four venture-backed startup companies.