Paul Rad

Peyman Najafirad (Paul Rad), Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: SP1 310G
Phone: (210) 458-8043
Email: Peyman.Najafirad@utsa.edu

Areas of Specialization
  • AI Security
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Probabilistic Decision Making
  • Reinforcement Learning

Open Cloud Institute


Ph.D.; University of Texas at San Antonio

Research Interests

Dr. Peyman Najafirad’s research interests include at scale computing, stochastic optimization, and machine learning, an approach to Artificial Intelligence that relies on learning from data. He is broadly interested in inference and causality using graphical and probabilistic deep models in applications such as computer vision, natural language understanding, and cyber analytics.


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