Bio

Dr. Sumit K. Jha is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando. Dr. Jha joined the University of Central Florida in 2010 after receiving his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining Carnegie Mellon, he graduated with B.Tech (Honors) in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2004.  Dr. Jha has worked on R&D problems at Microsoft Research India, General Motors, INRIA France and the Air Force Research Lab Information Directorate. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Florida Center for Cybersecurity, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. He is a full member of the Sigma Xi and is a recipient of the IEEE Orlando Engineering Educator Excellence Award. Dr. Jha was awarded the prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Award in 2016 and his research has led to three Best Paper awards.