Anupam Joshi

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Anupam Joshi
Alma materIIT Delhi
Purdue University
SpouseKaruna Pande Joshi
Scientific career
Artificial intelligence
Mobile Computing
University of Missouri
Purdue University

Anupam Joshi is the Oros Family Professor and Acting Dean of the UMBC College of Engineering and Information Technology in the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, USA. He is also the Director of the UMBC Center for Cybersecurity.[1]

Professor Joshi is regarded as a leading expert in Cybersecurity and has often been interviewed by the media for his opinions on cyberattacks,[2][3][4] AI and ChatGPT[5]

He was named Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in 2015[6] for contributions to security, privacy and data management in mobile and pervasive systems.

He was named Fellow of the American Council on Education (ACE) for 2022-23 "UMBC's Anupam Joshi, cybersecurity innovator, to expand leadership impact as 2022–23 ACE Fellow". 2 September 2022. "USM to Host ACE Fellow, UMBC Professor and Department Chair Anupam Joshi".

Early life[edit]

Anupam Joshi was born in New Delhi to famous Hindi author Manohar Shyam Joshi and Dr. Bhagwati Joshi. His initial schooling was from Modern School, New Delhi. He earned his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and a PhD in Computer Science from Purdue University.


Anupam Joshi is a member of the Maryland Council of Cybersecurity [7] appointed by the Maryland Attorney General.

He was the Chair of the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department in the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, from 2015-2023.

He led the Accelerated Cognitive Cybersecurity Lab that was supported by IBM.[8]

He is the author of more than 300 refereed publications, with over 31,000 citations and h-index of 90.[9] He has received research grants and contracts from a variety of sources.

Prior to joining the UMBC, he held positions at the University of Missouri, and Purdue University. He was also a Visiting Faculty at the Center of Excellence in Cyber Security and Information Assurance, IIT Delhi.