NSI has established core capability research areas across the CU Boulder campus, engaging with 60+ research faculty that align to Research and Development priorities of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC).
As the sole Tier-1 research institution in Colorado, CU Boulder creates a prime opportunity for on-demand research collaboration among technical experts in the aerospace and defense enterprise. Over the past five years, CU Boulder has placed a strategic focus on national security research and received on average $45M in funding from Department of Defense projects.
Through student participation in national security research, NSI addresses the ever-increasing demand for qualified and experienced aerospace and defense professionals in Colorado and across the nation.
World-class research faculty, topical studies and advising, pilot studies
Fundamental and Applied Research in technologies critical to national security
Focused programs, ROTC, veterans, internships, clearances