Wullianallur “R.P.” Raghupathi, Ph.D., professor of information systems at the Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration, was awarded two grants worth $20,000 for developing curriculum in innovation skills for smarter planet from IBM.

Raghupathi and his students were invited to visit IBM Research at Yorktown Heights on Thursday, May 5 to discuss the application of “Watson-like” technologies in developing a smarter planet.

The award was one of 50 given to faculty worldwide who are working to develop teaching materials that demonstrate the collaboration between technical, business, and industry disciplines to address the problems in our cities, health care, and transportation systems.

For more on this award, check out the video on IBM’s YouTube page.

—Patrick Verel


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