(April 16, 2018) — The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Open Cloud Institute (OCI) is awarding nearly $200,000 in funding through its Cloud Computing Endowment Grant program to kick start UTSA research projects in cloud computing and to provide scholarships to 40 UTSA graduate students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Information Systems and Cyber Security (ISCS) departments, working toward cloud computing-related degrees.
“As we shape UTSA into an exemplary urban serving discovery enterprise, it’s vital that we support the development of new technologies,” said UTSA President Taylor Eighmy. “The UTSA Open Cloud Institute is supporting collaborative RD partnerships around innovative, cutting-edge research. It is also creating educational opportunities that will make a meaningful and lasting impact in a world that is increasing reliant on cloud computing.”
This year, the Open Cloud Institute awarded $121,900 to support five projects led by UTSA business, science and engineering faculty. Cloud computing allows computer
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