Hoda Eldardiry appointed associate professor in the department of computer science
Her research is in artificial intelligence and machine learning with a focus on human-machine collaborative intelligence, multi-source learning, graph machine learning, and anomaly detection.
Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Eldardiry worked at the Palo Alto Research Center, where she served in multiple capacities including the role of senior research manager for interactive machine learning where she led a group of 11 researchers. She developed collaborative artificial intelligence systems that intelligently interact with experts to improve learning and anomaly detection models for threat detection.
Through her fundamental scholarship areas, Eldardiry has made contributions to the global computing research community. She has published 23 peer-reviewed papers and 18 patents. She has managed research projects for government and commercial sectors with her own share of the awards exceeding $12 million.
Eldardiry is currently mentoring four Ph.D. students and one master’s student. Some of Eldardiry’ s career distinctions include receiving the Creative Young Engineer Award by the National Academy of Engineers, as well as the Xerox Innovation Group Research Recognition Award for Advancing the Edge of Innovation.
She has also served as a professional mentor for the U.S. State Department TechWomen program, a Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs initiative to combine global business, technology, and education power.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Alexandria University, Egypt and master’s degree and Ph.D. from Purdue University.