Dr. Mike Borowczak received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering in 2013 from the University of Cincinnati where he was a member of Dr. Ranga Vemuri's Digital Design Environments Laboratory.

He is currently the Loy and Edith Harris Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Wyoming, where he also serves as the Director of the Cybersecurity Education and Research (CEDAR) Center and Lab, and the Co-Director of the Wyoming Advanced Blockchain Research and Development Lab (WABL).

He is a former hardware security architect and data scientist, having worked in both the semiconductor industry (Texas Instruments & Intel) as well as several since-acquired startups (e.g., SolidFire).

His research interests include Secure Distributed Systems, Security and Resilience of Autonomous Systems, Continuous and Adaptive Authentication, Cyber-Physical Systems and Applications, and Hardware-Level Security for Lightweight Agents.

He and his students have published over 54 journal and conference publications.  He is a senior member of the IEEE, ACM, and IET. His cybersecurity research (fundamental and outreach) has been funded (~$6M since 2018) by federal, national, state, and industrial entities, including the NSF, NSA, Idaho National Laboratories, State of Wyoming, IOHK and Kraken.