The new partnership will support several projects in the fields of cybersecurity, sustainability, edge computing and artificial intelligence. 

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Cisco Research, Cornell Bowers CIS announce partnership

Cisco Research has funded multiple research awards to the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information science to support projects related to cybersecurity, sustainability, edge computing and artificial intelligence (AI). 

Five faculty projects and one graduate student will receive funding through this partnership. The resulting research will further the college's leadership in AI and point the way toward innovative solutions to challenges surrounding the use and development of AI models. 

Cisco Research is within Outshift, which serves as Cisco's incubation engine. Outshift is dedicated to pioneering new businesses and new markets in cutting-edge technology domains, including cloud-native application security, edge native, quantum and AI.

"Cisco Research has been pushing the frontiers of technology through innovative, cutting-edge research in areas of emerging technologies such as AI/ML, edge computing and quantum. We are super excited to partner with several leading researchers in their fields at Cornell who are doing amazing research in these areas,” said Ramana Kompella, head of Cisco Research. "In addition, Cisco Research encourages and promotes a culture of open innovation, and researchers are free to make all the research – publications and software – funded through these awards completely open to benefit everyone, not just Cisco.”

Read the entire story on the Cornell Bowers CIS website.

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