Dr. Himanshu Upadhyay is serving Florida International University’s Applied Research Center as Program Director for the past 22 years, overseeing the Artificial Intelligence / Cybersecurity / IT research group. He is working as Associate Professor in the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering teaching Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Cybersecurity courses.
He brings more than 33 years of experience in artificial intelligence/machine learning, big data, cybersecurity, quantum machine learning, information technology, management and engineering to his role, leading multimillion dollar cybersecurity and artificial intelligence/machine learning projects for the Department of Defense – Test Resource Management Center, Director, Operation Test & Evaluation and Defense Intelligence Agency. He is also responsible for knowledge/waste management, artificial intelligence/machine learning and big data research projects for the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management. He has published multiple papers in the area of cybersecurity, machine learning, deep learning, big data, knowledge / nuclear waste management and service-oriented architecture.
His current research focuses on artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, big data, quantum machine learning, cyber analytics/visualization, cyber forensics, malware analysis and blockchain. He has architected a range of tiered and distributed application to address strategic business needs, managing a team of researchers and scientists building secured enterprise information systems and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.