- To conduct research on emerging networks and technologies, including 5G, IoT, blockchain, AI, and other disruptive technologies.
- To promote interdisciplinary collaboration among faculty, researchers, and students.
- To facilitate knowledge transfer and partnerships with industries.
- To provide a platform for students to engage in hands-on research and real-world projects.
- To contribute to the academic reputation of the university and attract research funding.
- To Educate and train the next generation of experts in these fields.
The Center will focus on the following key research areas:
- Next-generation networking technologies
- 5G network and Edge Computing
- Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities
- Artificial Intelligence and machine learning
- Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technologies
- Cybersecurity and data privacy in emerging networks
- Augmented and Virtual Reality
- Quantum Computing and Quantum Networking
List of Academy Courses
Cisco Networking Academy Program (CNAP) @ NWUS
Northwest University Sokoto (NWUS) has become one of the Cisco Networking Academy in Nov 2023 under Cisco Systems, a world-renowned company that designs, manufactures and sells networking equipment. The academy offers industry-oriented courses with latest and updated interactive curriculum on CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNA CyberOPs, Linux administration and Server Configuration, Internet of Things etc. and some other value-added professional courses with hands-on practical training with Cisco devices and well-equipped Cybersecurity and IoT lab to enable the students ready for the current and future job market.