Roman Yampolskiy is a Tenured Associate Professor in Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Louisville. He is an expert in AI safety, cybersecurity, and digital forensics, with over 100 publications to his name. Roman is a highly engaging and dynamic speaker, with a proven track record of engaging audiences of all sizes and backgrounds.
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- Expertise: As an established expert in the fields of AI safety, cybersecurity, and digital forensics, Roman Yampolskiy can offer unique insights and perspectives on the latest trends and challenges in these areas. He has authored over 100 publications and received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to the field.
- Engaging Speaker: Roman is a highly engaging and dynamic speaker, able to convey complex ideas in an accessible and relatable way. He has a proven track record of engaging audiences of all sizes and backgrounds, from academic conferences to industry events and public lectures.
- Timely and Relevant Topics: With the increasing prominence of AI and cybersecurity in our lives, the topics Roman covers are timely and relevant to a wide range of audiences. From policymakers and industry leaders to the general public, his insights can help inform important decisions and spark meaningful discussions about the future of these technologies.
Dr. Roman Yampolskiy is a Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville. He is the founding and current director of the Cyber Security Lab and an author of many books including Artificial Superintelligence: a Futuristic Approach. During his tenure at UofL, Dr. Yampolskiy has been recognized as: Distinguished Teaching Professor, Professor of the Year, Faculty Favorite, Top 4 Faculty, Leader in Engineering Education, Top 10 of Online College Professor of the Year, and Outstanding Early Career in Education award winner among many other honors and distinctions. Yampolskiy is a Senior member of IEEE and AGI; Member of Kentucky Academy of Science, and Research Advisor for MIRI and Associate of GCRI.
Roman Yampolskiy holds a PhD degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo. He was a recipient of a four year NSF (National Science Foundation) IGERT (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, NY, USA. After completing his PhD dissertation Dr. Yampolskiy held a position of an Affiliate Academic at the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University of London, College of London. He had previously conducted research at the Laboratory for Applied Computing (currently known as Center for Advancing the Study of Infrastructure) at the Rochester Institute of Technology and at the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Yampolskiy is an alumnus of Singularity University (GSP2012) and a Visiting Fellow of the Singularity Institute (Machine Intelligence Research Institute).
Roman Yampolskiy’s main areas of interest are AI Safety, Artificial Intelligence, Behavioral Biometrics, Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics, Games, Genetic Algorithms, and Pattern Recognition. Dr. Yampolskiy is an author of over 100 publications including multiple journal articles and books. His research has been cited by 1000+ scientists and profiled in popular magazines both American and foreign (New Scientist, Poker Magazine, Science World Magazine), dozens of websites (BBC, MSNBC, Yahoo! News), on radio (German National Radio, Swedish National Radio, Alex Jones Show) and TV. Dr. Yampolskiy’s research has been featured 250+ times in numerous media reports in 22 languages.
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