“This will be a revolutionary technology which has the potential
to help consumers and businesses reduce their healthcare costs by
deploying these cutting edge concepts into their processes,” said
Agarwal. Napthali Rishe, Ph.D., professor of computer science
and director of the I/UCRC, CAKE FIU site serves as the principal
investigator for the FIU portion of the project. The co-principal
investigators of the study include Ravi Behara, Ph.D., associate
professor of information technology and operations management
at FAU; Furht; and Hari Kalva, Ph.D., associate professor of
computer science at FAU. Faiz Fatteh, M.D., president and CEO
of Soren Technology, provided matching funds to the FAU portion
of the project. Soren Technology provides electronic health records
systems specifically designed to develop, test, deploy and adapt
new and existing methodologies to improve collaboration between
healthcare providers and patients.
FAU TO COLLABORATE WITH
MOTOROLA MOBILITY & GOOGLE
ON NEW MOBILE APPLICATIONS
FAU’s I/UCRC, CAKE has partnered with Motorola Mobility to work
on a joint-research project relating to the development of state-of-
the-art mobile applications for various mobile platforms. Motorola
Mobility, powered by Google, has provided $175,000 for I/UCRC,
CAKE membership and project funding, along with $1.3 million of
equipment for mobile-system development in support of CAKE.
“We are very pleased thatMobileMobility joined our Center, which currently
has 20 industry partners and more than $1 million in memberships,” said
Borko Furht, Ph.D., professor and director of the I/UCRC, CAKE FAU site.
“We initiated an exciting applied joint research project, and are confident
that this is just the beginning of a long-lasting and successful collaboration
with Google. Ankur Agarwal, Ph.D., associate professor of computer
science at FAU, serves as the principal investigator and has assembled a
team of 10 graduate and undergraduate students who will be working on
the project with him.
Motorola Mobility, owned by Google, operates a 1-million-square-foot
space for mobile device and home business services in Plantation, Florida.
Motorola Mobility and FAU teams celebrate the beginning of the project.