Amir Sadovnik

Research Scientist

Dr. Sadovnik is a research scientist in the Emerging Cyber Systems Research Group at Oak Ridge National Lab.

His research is focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision. Recently Dr. Sadovnik has focused his efforts specifically on studying adversarial threats to AI systems, assessing the risk that these systems may pose, and developing mitigation strategies to make AI systems more robust and trustworthy.

Dr. Sadovnik served as an assistant professor in the department of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an assistant professor in the department of computer science at Lafayette College. He received his PhD from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, advised by Prof. Tsuhan Chen as member of the Advanced Multimedia Processing Lab. Prior to arriving at Cornell he received his Bachelors in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Cooper Union. He still teaches graduate courses related to machine leaning and artificial intelligence at the University of Tennesse, Knoxville.