Dr. My T. Thai
Associate Director, Nelms Institute for the Connected World
UF Department of Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering (CISE)
“LiteConnect: Lightweight Frameworks for IoT Empowered by Blockchain”
Thursday, Nov. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Dr. My T. Thai is a professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering at the University of Florida. Her current research interests include scalable machine learning, cybersecurity, algorithms and optimization on network science and engineering, including communication networks, smart grids, social networks, and their interdependency. The results of her work have led to 6 books and 140+ articles, including IEEE MSN 2014 Best Paper Award, IEEE ICDCS 2017 Best Paper Runner Up, and 2017 IEEE ICDM Best Papers Award.
Dr. Thai has engaged in many professional activities. She currently serves as the EiC of the Computational Social Networks journal. She is also the founding and steering chair of the international conference on Computational Data and Social Networks. She has served as editor for several journal editorial boards, and also chaired or served on numerous program committees of international conferences and workshops. She has received many research awards including an UFRF Professorship Award, a Department of Defense (DoD) Young Investigator Award, and an NSF (National Science Foundation) CAREER Award.