Dr. Himanshu Upadhyay is a Project Management Professional (PMP) at Florida International University’s Applied Research Center. He has a B.S. in mechanical engineering, an M.B.A., and a Ph.D. in business management, as well as multiple Microsoft IT certifications. Dr. Upadhyay has over 25 years of experience in information technology, management and engineering. He currently manages multiple IT projects at ARC for DOE EM and cybersecurity projects for DOD, as well as serves as principle investigator (PI) for ARC’s mentor protégé projects. Dr. Upadhyay’s areas of applied research include knowledge management, enterprise systems for web and mobile platforms, penetration testing, digital forensics and malware analysis. He manages a team of researchers and analysts and mentors FIU STEM students on various Department of Energy, Department of Defense and mentor protégé projects.