Praveen Rao

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Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Concentration: Health Informatics

Dr. Praveen Rao is a tenured associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Missouri (MU). His research interests are in the areas of big data management, data science, health informatics, and cybersecurity. He directs the Scalable Data Science (SDS) Lab at MU. His research, teaching, and outreach activities have been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), the University of Missouri System (Tier 1 grant, Tier 3 grant), University of Missouri Research Board, and companies. At MU, he is a core faculty of the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics and the CERI Center. He is a core scientist of the Washington University Center for Diabetes Translation Research funded by NIH. He is a Senior Member of the ACM (2020) and IEEE (2015).