Professional Development Activities

Year : 2022-2023


Biswajit Biswal

  • Participated and completed training WHO Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health certificate, 5th Jan 2024.
  • Completed training IBM AI Practitioner: Instructor Certificate, Dec 2023.
  • Completed training on IBM AI Applications certificate, Nov 2023.
  • Completed training on IBM AI fundamentals certificate, Nov 2023.
  • Completed training on IBM Data Analytics for Machine Learning certificate, Nov 2023.
  • Completed training on IBM Machine Learning method and Tools certificate, Nov 2023.
  • Attended AI and Machine Learning Education Series: South Carolina by MARK-III systems from Aug-Nov, 2023.
  • Attended Qiskit Global Summer School - Quantum Computing, Summer
  • Attended Course Hero Education Summit on “Preparing Students for an AI-Enabled Future” and “The Promise and Perils of OpenAI in Higher Education”, Summer 2023.
  • Attended IBM Cybersecurity Expert Lecture Series, Fall 2022, Spring
  • Presented and published paper titled "IDARE – Intelligently Denying Authorization of Rogue-drone Entry," SoutheastCon 2023, Orlando, FL, USA, 2023, pp. 631-636, doi: 10.1109/SoutheastCon51012.2023.10115125
  • Completed training IBM Cybersecurity Practitioner - Instructor Certificate, June 2022.
  • Published paper titled “SSCTrac: AI-Powered Soil Moisture Condition Detection Paper”, presented at 2022 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Presented and published paper titled "DeepTrac: Applying Artificial Intelligence in Plant Disease Detection," SoutheastCon 2022, 2022, pp. 233-236, doi: 10.1109/SoutheastCon48659.2022.9763917.
  • Published journal titled “ADA: Advanced Data Analytics Methods for Abnormal Frequent Episodes in the Baseline Data of ISD.” Nuclear Engineering and Technology.
  • Attended mini workshop on Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Education Diversity Initiative (CEDI) Coalition Program, April 2022.


Stevo Bozinovski

 Designation and recognition:IEEE Milestone achievement, designation from IEEE, for the 1988 first control of a robot using brain signals. This designation is given to a work done at least 2 years ago.

 Tutorial at international meetings. Self Learning Systems. Tutorial. World Congress of Computational Intelligence, Padova, Italy, July 18-23, 2022

 Ceremonial talks. Steps toward an IEEE Milestone, Ceremonial talk, IEEE Milestone dedication ceremony, Skopje, Macedonia, October 2023

Papers :

  1. Bozinovski,  S. "The first 20 years of development of computer science in Macedonia, 1968-1988" (in Macedonian); Emiter 204, April 2022
  2. Ackovska N., Bozinovski S.,  Bozinovska L. "Robotics metaphor in genetics: Ribozymes as bionanorobots" Proc IEEE SoutheastCon, Mobile, AL. p. 661-665, 2022
  3. Bozinovski S., Bozinovski A. "Reasoning about number theory and brain signals" International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems .14(2-3): 154-159, 2022
  4. Bozinovski S., Bozinovski A. "A relation between AND and ", and OR and $", SoutheastCon, Mobile, AL, 2023
  5. Bozinovski A., Bozinovski S. "Controlling an industrial warehouse stacker crane robot using a Raspberry PI" SoutheastCon, Mobile, Al, 2023
  6. Bozinovski S. "IEEE Milestone recognition related to a IEEE CIS member", IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Newsletter, May 2023
  7. Bozinovski, S. "First IEEE Milestone recognition related to a brain-computer interface research" IEEE Region 8 Newsletter, September 2023

Grant. Inclusion of a agriculture course in computer science curriculum at SCSU. Co-PI, With Delaware State University as leading institution

 Industry funded grant and industry realization. Realization of a robotized warehouse. With American College in Skopje, Macedonia, as leading institution



Cynthia Davis 

  • The Educator Exchange-HBCUs & E3 Partnering to Recruit More Teachers of Color, New Orleans, LA, January 24 – 26, 2023
  • IBM Enterprise AI short course, 2023
  • IBM Zero Trust Principles short course 2022-2023



Young Kim

  • Automatic Abstraction of Determinants of Disparity From Addresses, Collaborative Project with MUSC, Co-PI, June 2019 ~ August 2022.
  • Security, Heterogeneity, and Resource-Aware Federated Learning Framework for Smart Farming, 1890 Research Grant /USDA, 1/16/2022 ~12/31/2026.


Xiaomao Liu 

  • College Board AP computer Science A Reading, June 2023
  • AWS/The Coding School Machine Learning Bootcamp, July – August 2023
  • IBM Enterprise AI short course, 2023
  • IBM Zero Trust Principles short course 2022-2023



Professional Development Activities (2022-2023)

Jafar Sadighi



  • IBM Enterprise AI short course, 2023
  • IBM Zero Trust Principles short course 2022-2023



Jagruti Sahoo

  • Regularly attended IBM Cybersecurity Expert Lecture Series, Online, Spring 2023
  • Attended Faculty Institute, January 6, 2023, SCSU
  • Research Presentation: “Deep Reinforcement Learning for Securing Fog-based IoT Infrastructure”, Battelle Savannah River Alliance (BSRA) Research Computing Exchange, Online, March 30, 2023.
  • Research Presentation: “Deep Reinforcement Learning Based Moving Target Defense Strategy for a Resilient IoT-based Smart Farm”, STEM Showcase, March 22, 2023, SCSU.
  • Renewed my CompTIA Security+ Certification, Jan. 2023.
  • Regularly attended IBM Cybersecurity Expert Lecture Series, Online, Fall 2022
  • Attended IBM Cyber Security Command Virtual Response Experience Session, Online, November 4, 2022
  • Received IBM Cloud Computing Practitioner Instructor Certificate, August 2022.


Nikunja Swain 

  • Design and Development of a Degree Apprenticeship Program in IT/ Cybersecurity. Proceedings of the 2022 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration. February 2022.
  • Employer Degree Apprenticeship Program - Secure Software Developer – An Industry Academia Collaboration – Software Excellence Alliance (SEA) Virtual Panel Discussion, (Webinar), co-sponsored by SCSU, URBAN Institute and Ishpi, May 2022
  • Designing and Launching Secure Software Development Degree Apprenticeships Partnering with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. NICE Conference & Expo, June 6-8, 2022. Atlanta, GA
  • Employer Degree Apprenticeship in Secure Software Development - A Collaborative Approach”, Poster Session, CAE Conference, June 8-10, Atlanta, GA
  • Cybersecurity for Everybody - A Multi- Tier Approach to Cyber Security Education, Training, and Awareness in the Undergraduate Curriculum. NSF Poster Session, ASEE 2022 Annual Conference, June 26- 29, 2022, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Skills Matter - Time is Now for HBCU/Employer Partnerships to Solve Cybersecurity Skills Shortage and Increase Workforce Diversity. A virtual Panel Discussion (Webinar), co-sponsored by SCSU and ais2, December 2022
  • 2022 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Natioal Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, India
  • CAE Community in Cybersecurity Symposium , Seatle, Washington, 2023
  • IBM Business Cloud Instructor Practitioner Certificate, 2023
  • IBM AI Instructor Practitioner Certificate, 2023
  • IBM Virtual Talks and Meetings – 2022, 2023
  • Employer Degree Apprenticeship, Presentation, SC Cyber, 2023
  • ETAC of ABET Program Evaluator, Computer Engineering Technology Program, Capitol College, Maryland, 2023
  • ETAC of ABET Program Evaluator, Cybersecurity Engineering Technology Program, Idaho State University, Idaho, 2023


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