Computer Science Professor Praveen Rao has developed and is teaching innovative coursework that utilizes IBM’s SmartCloud technology. His work and results were recently featured in IBM’s developerWorks. Don’t’ miss hearing first hand from Dr. Praveen Rao how SCE faculty are utilizing the IBM Academic Skills Cloud in their coursework.
IBM has identified Dr. Praveen Rao, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, as a key faculty representative and will sponsor his attendance at the IBM Innovate 2012 Conference June 3rd – June 7th in Orlando, Florida. According to IBM, Dr. Rao was chosen due to “The work you have done leveraging multiple advanced technology resources in the classroom”. Dr. Rao will be a speaker at this conference.
Dr. Rao is providing his students valuable experience in developing applications by leveraging software tools available on the IBM Cloud, a platform which is used by many companies, both large and small. IBM’s support of Dr. Rao is greatly appreciated by our School and we heartily agree with IBM’s enthusiastic commendation to Dr. Rao, “Congratulations to you for setting the bar high and investing in your students by bringing advanced technology tools to them. Because of your investment in your students this is our way to continue investing in you and the University of Missouri Kansas City!”
SCE congratulates Assistant Professor Praveen Rao for being selected by IBM Corporation to receive a $10,000 research gift for his proposal titled “Towards Smarter Healthcare: New Healthcare IT Curriculum.” Through this award, Prof. Rao will develop new healthcare IT curriculum for students pursuing CS and IT degrees. Per IBM’s award letter, “this award is highly competitive and recognizes the quality of your program and its importance to our industry.” The project’s goal is to help realize IBM’s vision of smarter healthcare.
Prof. Rao’s proposal “Towards Smarter Healthcare: New Healthcare IT Curriculum” has been selected to receive an IBM Faculty Innovation Award in the amount of USD $10,000. This award is given by IBM Academic Initiative and IBM University Relations under the IBM Smarter Planet Industry Skills Innovation Awards 2010 program.