Who we are


Support faculty research activities and projects on cloud computing and data analytics and help make UTSA the top choice in Texas for education and research in cloud computing

Develop collaborations with industry and other academic institutions to bring the latest technologies and extramural funding in cloud computing to the University


To become a leading research institute supporting education and research in cloud computing with local and global impact.

Our Goals

Build infrastructure research in collaboration with industry partners

Train a pipeline of students to be prepared for the future demands of the workforce

Our People


JoAnn Browning

Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise

Jeff Prevost

Executive Director and Co-Founder

Paul Rad

Assistant Director and Co-Founder

Research and Institutional Support

Laurie Noriega

Research Program Manager

Sarah Esquivel

Program Specialist

Delon Perry

Student Assistant II


Student Assistant II

Jayla Munro

Student Assistant II

Executive Support

Eric Brey

Interim Dean — College of Engineering

Jonathon Halbesleben

Dean — College 
of Business

David Silva

Dean — College of Sciences

Jason Wicker


Alexandra Frey

Executive Director — 80/20 Foundation