Funding and Collaboration

My research group works with federal and international funding agencies and a small number of industry collaborators with whom we have close ties. If you are interested in collaborations with our group please contact me directly.

  • Flyr Labs
  • Department of Homeland Security’s Startup Studio
  • National Science Foundation’s I-Corps Summer Cohort program
  • National Science Foundation’s NRI: INT: COLLAB: Synergetic Drone Delivery Network in Metropolis, 2018 – 2022.
  • Port Everglades and Port of Auckland
  • deepAIr Solutions, London, UK. Customer-centric AI for aviation.
  • US-India Education Foundation (USIEF)’s 21st Century Knowledge Initiative, 2015-2018. Workshops as part of USIEF grant, conducted with humanitarian logistics providers in US and India in March 2017 and Nov 2019.
  • Healthcare Engineering Systems Center at UIUC and OSF – Jump ARCHES center
  • Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI), a Center of Excellence of the Department of Homeland Security
  • Jeppesen GmBH, a subsidiary of Boeing.
  • LogiNext Solutions, Mumbai, India. Truckload and last-mile logistics.
  • Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI), India. Ambulance allocation and deployment.
  • Ziqitza, India. Ambulance allocation and deployment.

In the past, I have also worked with

  • Anheuser-Busch Ab-InBev, Champaign, IL, USA
  • IBM Research ZRL
  • UPS