Dr. S.S. Iyengar is currently the Distinguished University Professor, Founding Director of the Discovery Lab and Director of the US Army funded Center of Excellence in Digital Forensics at Florida International University, Miami. He is also the Distinguished Chaired Professor (Hon.) at National Forensics Sciences University, Gandhinagar, India.
He has been involved with research and education in high-performance intelligent systems, Data Science and Machine Learning Algorithms, Sensor Fusion, Data Mining, and Intelligent Systems. Since receiving his Ph.D. in 1974 from MSU, USA, he has directed over 65 Ph.D. students, 100 Masters’ students, and many undergraduate students who are now faculty at Major Universities worldwide or Scientists or Engineers at National Labs/Industries around the world. He has published more than 900 research papers, has authored/co-authored and edited 32 books.
His books are published by MIT Press, John Wiley and Sons, CRC Press, Prentice Hall, Springer Verlag, IEEE Computer Society Press, etc. D More recently in Spring 2021, Dr. Iyengar was awarded a $2.25 M funding for setting up a Digital Forensics Center of Excellence over a period of 5 years (2021-2026). His H index is 66 and has over 150,000 citations. He has received over 125 US and global awards for his work on AI and Machine related applications
His path breaking discovery known as Brooks-Iyengar algorithm discovered in 1996 is a milestone in his career. This discovery has led to a breakthrough in the use of sensors in various applications across the globe.
He has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the field of Digital Forensics on 8 November 2022 during the 7th INTERPOL DIGITAL FORENSICS EXPERT GROUP (DFEG) MEETING at National Forensics Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.