Short Biography

Josh Siegel is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University and the lead instructor for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Internet of Things and DeepTech Bootcamps. He received Ph.D., S.M. and S.B. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.

Josh and his automotive companies have been recognized with accolades including the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize and the MassIT Government Innovation Prize. He has multiple issued patents, published in top scholarly venues, and been featured in popular media. Dr. Siegel’s ongoing research develops architectures for secure and efficient connectivity, applications for pervasive sensing, and new approaches to autonomous driving.

Academic Positions

  • 2019 - Present Assistant Professor

    Michigan State University
    Computer Science and Engineering

  • 2017-2018 Research Scientist

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • 2016-2017 Postdoctoral Associate

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

Selected Awards

  • 2018 ICAT-EGVE Best Demo Award
  • 2018 SCF AIMS Best Paper Award
  • 2015 Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition “Drive It” Winner
  • 2015 MassIT Government Innovation Competition Winner (CarKnow LLC)
  • 2008 MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies Soldier Design Competition “Boeing” Prize Winner

Randomly-Selected Publications

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More Publications

System and method for providing predictive software upgrades

US Patent 9,086,941, 2015
Siegel, Joshua Eric

Systems and methods for managing data proxies

US Patent App. 15/483,768, 2017
Siegel, Joshua E and Sarma, Sanjay E

VirtualCar: Virtual Mirroring of IoT-Enabled Avacars in AR, VR and Desktop Applications

In ICAT-EGVE 2018 - International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence and Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments - Posters and Demos, 2018
Pappas, G. and Siegel, J. and Politopoulos, K.

List of Publications

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Research Projects

  • Cognitive Protection Systems (CPS)
    Generalizable AI-enhanced cybersecurity for constrained IoT devices
  • Pervasive Automotive Sensing Systems (PASS)
    Automotive subsystem fault detection using data from mobile phone sensors
  • Scalable Universal Diagnostic System (SUDS)
    Repurposing “data exhaust” to develop generalized algorithms for monitoring physical, electrical, and chemical systems
  • Physically-Adversarial Intelligent Networks (PAIN)
    Improving autonomous system performance through intentional, real-world adversarial engagement
  • Embedded Intelligence (EI)
    Architecting AI implementation for use on constrained systems