Associate Director and Senior Research Scientist
Niranjan Suri is a Senior Research Scientist and Associate Director at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC), the Division Associate for Research in the Military information Sciences Division at the US Army Research Laboratory, and a Director of Research Professor in the Intelligent Systems and Robotics Program at the University of West Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Lancaster University, England, and his M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of West Florida.
Niranjan’s current research activities focus on networking, communications, distributed systems, information management, interoperability, Internet of Things (IoT), and the application of Machine Learning to all of those domains. One of his focus areas has been on the topic of Value of Information (VoI) and its application to military C2 systems, both to reduce operator overload and to alleviate communications bottlenecks. He is currently the co-chair of two NATO Research Task Groups – IST-176 on Federated Interoperability of Military C2 Systems and IoT and IST-194 on Adaptive Networking at the Tactical Edge. In the past, he also co-chaired groups on Military Applications of IoT and Tactical Group Communication and Information Dissemination.