Sponsored Projects


Our faculty have world-class fundamental research expertise in all facets of artificial intelligence, machine learning, advanced analytics (including descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics), data science, statistics, visualization, data bases, computing platforms, and big data modeling. We also have faculty that specialize in harnessing these technologies and algorithms for advancing research in different application domains, including, engineering, physical sciences, medicine, law, humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Our faculty are very well funded to pursue this research by all the leading federal and state funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DOE), Veterans Administration (VA), Homeland Security (DHS), and Department of Education (DoEd).

As for industry engagement, our faculty have extensive collaborations with a wide variety of companies in sectors such as healthcare, insurance, finance, mobility, defense, transportation/logistics, utilities, government, and other service sectors. Please contact us to learn more about how we can help you leverage state-of-the-art AI, Big Data, and Business Analytics tools and practices to promote data-driven decision making, streamline business operations, and improve profitability and sustainability. The projects can be short-term (single semester) or longer-term and can tap into our students from both the undergraduate and graduate programs, including, doctoral students. We also have long-term research and development collaboration agreements with a number of leading companies in the Midwest.