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Prof. Praveen Rao Earns IBM Big Data and Analytics Faculty Award


Praveen Rao, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, was recognized by IBM for his work in the development of curriculum that will prepare a skilled workforce capable of tackling challenges in Big Data management.  He is one of 14 professors world-wide that were selected by IBM Big Data and Analytics Faculty Awards for this award.  According to the Wall Street Journal, IBM is working toward narrowing the Big Data Skills Gap By Partnering With More Than 1,000 Global Universities.  The UMKC Today article, UMKC Professors Nets IBM Faculty Award, also has additional information.