NSF Small Business Grant Funds Educational Video Company


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Computer scientists at the University of Houston have been awarded a one-year, $225,000 National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (NSF SBIR) Phase I Grant. This grant will support the educational video business Videopoints LLC, which is based on a video lecture service offered to students enrolled in various UH courses.

The Videopoints LLC group, from left to right: R. Shalini Koka, M. Rajiur Rahman, Jatindera Walia, Jaspal Subhlok, Thamar Solorio, Shishir Shah and Ioannis Konstantinidis.

“The biggest problem with video lectures is that it is difficult to find the information you are looking for,” said Jaspal Subhlok, professor of computer science in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Videopoints LLC founder and president.