CCICADA—The Command, Control and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis—is a US Department of Homeland Security University Center of Excellence that uses advanced data analysis and systems to address natural and manmade threats to the safety and security of the American people. CCICADA's work is carried out by researchers and students with 17 partner institutions. The lead university in the partnership is Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. CCICADA's director is Dr. Fred Roberts, Professor of Mathematics at Rutgers. (About Fred Roberts) Video introduction to CCICADA from Fred Roberts. In addition to Rutgers, CCICADA's university partners include Carnegie Mellon University, City College of New York, Howard University, Morgan State University, Princeton University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Texas Southern University, Tuskegee University, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, University of Southern California, and University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign. The