Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy, Director, Cyber Security Lab, University of Louisville

Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy, Director, Cyber Security Lab, University of Louisville

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Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy is Associate Professor and Director of the Cyber Security Lab in the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Louisville. He holds a PhD degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo. There he was a recipient of a four year National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship fellowship. Before beginning his doctoral studies Dr. Yampolskiy received a BS/MS (High Honors) combined degree in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology. His new book, AI: Unexplainable, Unpredictable, Uncontrollable was just published by Routledge.

Dr. Yampolskiy has been an Affiliate Academic at the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University of London. In 2008 Dr. Yampolskiy accepted an assistant professor position at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville, KY. He had previously conducted research at the Laboratory for Applied Computing at the Rochester Institute of Technology and at the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Yampolskiy is also an alumnus of Singularity University and a visiting fellow of the Singularity Institute. In July 2014 he was promoted to Associate Professor.

Dr. Yampolskiy’s main areas of interest are behavioral biometrics, digital forensics, pattern recognition, genetic algorithms, neural networks, artificial intelligence and games. Dr. Yampolskiy is an author of over 100 publications including multiple journal articles and books. His research has been cited by numerous scientists and profiled in popular magazines both American and foreign (New Scientist, Poker Magazine, Science World Magazine), dozens of websites (BBC, MSNBC, Yahoo! News) and on radio (German National Radio, Alex Jones Show). In June 2023 he was one of five global experts on AI featured in a New York Times article. His work has attracted international attention and has been translated into Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, and Spanish.