- G.B. Cazes received the 2012 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association/ArkLaTex Chapter - Texas Region Exceptional Contribution to STEM Education Award on behalf of the Cyber Innovation Center.
- The Cyber Innovation Center was awarded the 2012 Southern Growth Innovator Award on Workforce Development for Louisiana. The Cyber Innovation Center was nominated by Dr. Les Guice at Louisiana Tech University.
The following grants provide the foundation for the development of NICERC's programs:
- Cybersecurity Education and Training Assistance Program, Integrated Cybersecurity Education Communities - Department of Homeland Security #2011-PD-127-000002-02; 2012 -2013
- Cybersecurity Education and Training Assistance Program - Department of Homeland Security #2011-PD-127-000002; 2011- 2012
- Institutionalization of an Integrated Engineering Curriculum at Louisiana Tech University -National Science Foundation #997279; 1999-2001
- Living with the Lab - National Science Foundation #061288; 2007-2010
- NASA Threads - NASA #062462; 2009-2011
- Louisiana Tech University's STEM Talent Expansion Program (LaTechSTEP) - National Science Foundation #062462; 2007-2012
- Cyber K-12: Building a Foundation for Cyber Education in North Louisiana - U.S. Dept. of Education FIE # U215K090140; 2009-2011