Dr. Hongmei Chi is Professor of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Florida A&M University. She served as director of FAMU center for cybersecurity since 2016-2020. She has a broad base of research funding in scientific computation, cybersecurity, and data science. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in and network security and cryptography, artificial intelligence and scientific computation. Her research interests span many areas related to Big Data, parallel computing, mobile health security and cyber security. Her work in those areas has been published in top journals and conferences. She has been PI/Co-PI of federal grants more than $3 million.