Sincere thanks to the following organizations for their funding and/or infrastructure support.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP), $15,000, I/UCRC Center for Big Learning (CBL) Planning Grant, February 2017, Senior Personnel
    • Faculty team: Zhu Li, Yugyung Lee, Praveen Rao, Reza Derakhshani, Shui Ye, ZhiQiang Chen, Chi Lee, Peter Koulen 
  • UMKC FY 2017 Strategic Funding Initiative, $148,000, 2016-2017, PI (News)
    • Faculty team: Praveen Rao, Baek-Young Choi, Ahmed Hassan, Mark Hoffman, Vijay Kumar, Yugyung Lee, Zhu Li, Deep Medhi & Sejun Song
  • National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP), $50,000, January - June 2017, PI  [Award # IIP-1620023]
  • Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Extension Grant Award, $10,000, 2015, PI
  • NSF/TCPP CDER Center Early Adopters Award, $2,500, 2015, co-PI
    • Faculty team: Mohammad Kuhail, Praveen Rao, Appie Van de Liefvoort & Brian Hare
  • University of Missouri Research Board, $30,819, 2015-2017, PI
  • Microsoft Azure Research Award, Microsoft Research, 2015, ($20,000 credits), PI
    • Faculty team: Praveen Rao & Ossama Tawfik
  • Headquarters Counseling Center, Kansas, 2013-2014, $25,000, PI
  • Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L), 2012-2013, $42,000, co-PI
    • Faculty team: Vijay Kumar, Praveen Rao, Cory Beard & Yugyung Lee
  • Amazon Web Services Education Research Grant, ($10,000 credits), 2012-2014, PI
  • National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Information & Intelligent Systems (IIS), $335,760, 2011-2015, PI  [Award # IIS-1115871
  • Intel Labs (Single-chip Cloud Computer (SCC) Research program), 2010-2013, PI
  • University of Missouri Research Board, $25,900, 2010-2012, PI
Sincere thanks to the following organizations for providing cloud resources for teaching activities at UMKC.
  • IBM Academic Initiative/Skills Cloud (Media coverage)
  • IBM/Amazon Web Services teaching grant to use Amazon EC2