University of Texas working on cloud computing research center


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The University of Texas at Austin will work with an availability services provider to form a Cloud Computing Research Center on their campus in order to research issues with the cloud and develop solutions to those problems.

An executive committee of two of the university's faculty members and two executives from the services provider will look to guide the research program. One of the first projects the university and the provider will focus on may be the development of a cloud with exabyte-scale capacity.

"Partnering with an industry and cloud computing leader ... allows us to conduct research that can truly further the state of the art," said Bruce Porter, Chair and professor of Computer Science at UT Austin.

Areas that could be affected by the research include mobile computing, networking, identity verification, fraud prevention and encryption, among others, according to Peter Key of the Philadelphia Business Journal. The university said the results of the research will be released and commercialized when it is appropriate to do so. 

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Hi,
I am applying for Masters on computer science and am looking for opportunities for research facilities in cloud computing. Does utaustin has cloud computing research group?

Thanks

Hi, Vishwanath. We don't have a cloud computing student group, but we do faculty and grad students doing research and studies in cloud computing. You might find this link helpful: https://www.cs.utexas.edu/research/areas/security.

Please give me information regarding scholarship for India students to continue their research in Cloud Computing. Thanks!

Kirti, Thank you for your comment. The Department of Computer Science offers many scholarships for undergraduate students and about half of them are open to international students. 

For information about UTCS scholarships for undergraduate students visit https://www.cs.utexas.edu/undergraduate-program/scholarships.

For financial information about our Graduate Program, visit https://www.cs.utexas.edu/graduate-program/financial-information.

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