Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) is a shore command of the U.S. Navy whose mission is to harness the power of technology through engineering and technical support for the Warfighter. This partnership exists to benefit USI students and faculty, NSWC Crane, and the regional community.
In 2015, USIand NSWC Crane renewed their partnership with the signing of a Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) by President L. M. Bennett and Captain Jeffrey “JT” Elder.
“Our relationship with NSWC Crane has elevated our University as a nationally-recognized best practice in technology transfer from the Department of Defense,” said Bennett. “We continue to collaborate on strategic initiatives in order to develop a strong ecosystem for innovation in the southern Indiana region.”
Some of the strategic initiatives produced from the USI-Crane partnership include:
The USI-Crane partnership is supported by the updated PIA in addition to dedicated resources within USI’s Division of Outreach and Engagement. For more information, please call 812-228-5153.