Praveen Rao

Praveen Rao

Praveen Rao, Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Portrait of Praveen Rao


Praveen Rao’s research interests are in the areas of Big Data, data science, health informatics and cybersecurity. Specifically, he focuses on developing scalable algorithms and software systems to extract meaningful insights from massive, diverse datasets. His research, teaching and outreach activities have been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), the University of Missouri System, University of Missouri Research Board and companies. He is a co-PI for the NSF IUCRC Center for Big Learning. He is a Senior Member of the ACM and IEEE.


PhD from the University of Arizona
MS from the University of Arizona
BE from the University of Pune

Technical Focus

Big Data systems
Data science
Health informatics

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