John Piorkowski

About Me

John Piorkowski serves as the chief artificial intelligence architect and Applied Information Sciences Branch head within the Asymmetric Operations Sector at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. In these roles, he provides technical oversight and technical staff management for a multitude of national security and healthcare efforts. Under Piorkowski’s direction, staff in the Applied Information Science Branch are leading research in the areas of machine learning, cloud computing, and advanced visualization with government and open-source data.

Piorkowski also serves as the chair for the AI and co-chair for the Data Science programs at Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering.

Education & Industry Experience

John received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, a Post-Masters Certificate in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University with a concentration in Telecommunications, and a PhD in Information Systems from The University of Maryland Baltimore County.


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