FERAS A. BATARSEH
Feras A. Batarseh is an Associate Professor with the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). His research spans the areas of Cyberbiosecurity, AI for Agriculture and Water, Public Policy, and AI Assurance. His work has been published at various prestigious journals and international conferences. Additionally, Dr. Batarseh published multiple chapters and books, his two recent books are: “Federal Data Science” and “Data Democracy”, both by Elsevier’s Academic Press.
Dr. Batarseh is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Agricultural and Applied Economical Association (AAEA), and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). He has taught AI and Data Science courses at multiple universities including George Mason University (GMU), University of Maryland – Baltimore County (UMBC), Georgetown University, and George Washington University (GWU).
Dr. Batarseh obtained his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Central Florida (UCF) (2007, 2011), a Juris Masters of Law from GMU (2022), and a Graduate Certificate in Project Leadership from Cornell University (2016). Prior to joining Virginia Tech (VT), Dr. Batarseh was a Research Assistant Professor at the College of Science at GMU, and the Director of Turing Research, an applied AI research group. He holds courtesy appointments with the Center for Advanced Innovation in Agriculture (CAIA) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at VT.
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