Phone: (813) 396-9353
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL 33620 USA
I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida. I earned a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida, a M.S. in Computer Science from Clemson University, and a B.S. in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics from South Carolina State University. In 2018, I created the Cyber Identity and Behavior Research Lab (CIBeR) to conduct research on
I currently serve as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Biometrics Council Newsletter and Guest Editor for the MDPI Electronics Special Issue on Recent Advances in Biometric Security in IoT Based on Machine Learning. I am the co-organizer for the First and Second Workshops on Applied Multimodal Affect Recognition (AMAR 2020/2021). I have served on several conference organizing committees (International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS), International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), etc.). I was a recipient of the University of Florida Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award, National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Fellowship, and am a 2021-2022 McKnight Junior Faculty Fellow.