Dr. Piotr Windyga is a Venezuela-born Polish American Computer Scientist and a researcher in data science applied to biomedical engineering and cybersecurity of medical systems. Dr. Windyga holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Systems Engineering, a Masters degree in Digital Electronics and Biomedical Engineering, and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging Processing. During his 25-year long teaching career, Dr. Windyga has taught at Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela, University of Central Florida, University of Minnesota, Clermont-Ferrand University in France, The Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai, and Fort Hays State University in Kansas.
Dr. Windyga has served as a contractor/consultant for the U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin, Siemens, Advent Health, Johnson & Johnson, overseas pharmaceutical consortiums, and several start-up companies, among others.
Dr. Windyga has published extensively. Among other contributions, Windyga proposed the peak-and-valley filter, a well-recognized filter among researchers which is used to remove impulsive noise in many image processing applications.
Dr. Windyga’s current main research interests are the forecasting of the success of the cardiac resynchronization technique (CRT) in advanced heart failure patients and protecting hospitals against ransomware attacks.