Anthony Stefanidis is a Professor at George Mason University, and the Director of the Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis Center of Excellence. His areas of academic expertise include the geosocial analysis of social media and crowdsourced content, as well as the analysis of digital imagery and video. He has authored over one hundred fully refereed journal and conference publications, and he has edited three books. In addition to DHS, his research has been sponsored by IARPA, the National Geospatial-Information Agency (NGA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), Draper Lab, and others. For his scholastic and research achievements he has received a number of awards, including an academic research award from the US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation. Dr. Stefanidis holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from The Ohio State University, and a Dipl.Eng, from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
Anthony Stefanidis Director, Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis Center