Indiana University and Naval Support Activity Crane have come to a new agreement.
IU students, faculty and researchers will use Naval Support Activity Crane as a lab for applied research in science, information technology, engineering, math, sustainability and other applied skills. The NSA Crane Educational Partnership Agreement will also allow IU students to apply their talents toward the challenges of operating a large naval base with diverse military missions. Initial projects will include an energy-management study.
Along with IU’s participation in research and studies at the base, including programs for academic credit, the partnership calls for NSA Crane to identify and take part in science projects and internships. IU will solicit students to participate in NSA Crane opportunities, seek partnerships with other IU campuses that benefit NSA Crane, provide occasional space for base functions and share on-campus computers for student-employee collaboration.
The new agreement will officially be signed tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 pm in the Wrubel Commons Conference Room of IU Bloomington’s Cyberinfrastructure Building.