Sumit Jha

Professor, Florida International University

Sumit K. Jha is Professor of Computer Science at Florida International University (FIU). Dr. Jha received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from 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. 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 (NSF), DARPA, the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the Royal Bank of Canada, the Florida Center for Cybersecurity, and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). 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 and his research has led to four Best Paper awards. Over the last five years, Prof. Jha has published 13 papers in highly selective computer science conferences indexed by CSRankings.


  • AI
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyber-physical Systems
  • Quantum Computing