Benjamin Harvey

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Benjamin Harvey

Assistant Research Professor


Office Phone: (904) 662-6611

Dr. Harvey is currently the CEO of AI Squared and an Assistant Scientist at Johns Hopkins University in the Biostatistics Department. He previously served as a Lead Data Scientist and Solutions Architect with Databricks where he supported data science solutions engineering for federal customers and developed genomics pipelines for their Public Sector and Health and Life Sciences (HLS) services organization. He is also a Research Professor at George Washington University (GWU) within the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering and Department of Computer Science’s joint Data Analytics graduate program where he teaches Data Science and Big Data Analytics courses.

Dr. Harvey joined the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2009 and worked there for nearly a decade where my final position was the Chief of Operations Data Science. He was hired into the Cryptologic Computer Science Develop Program (CDP), graduated from the CDP in 2012 and was the first African American to be accepted and to finish the program. Additionally, he was a research fellow at Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) in the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) program in 2008. Dr. Harvey was a Post-Graduate Research-Fellow with i2b2, National Center for Biomedical Computing, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston Informatics Program (CHIP) with an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School.

  • DSc, Bowie State University, 2015
  • MS, Bowie State University, 2011
  • BS, Mississippi Valley State University, 2008
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning