Dr. Andre Slonopas holds a professorship at the University of Cumberlands' Department of Information Technologies. His ground-breaking work in cybersecurity and hardware development, particularly in innovative material applications, has attracted major attention. He has a passion for network and Internet of Things security. Dr. Slonopas has worked on numerous articles, book chapters, and conference presentations prior to joining the University in 2023, representing both academic and government research responsibilities.

His extensive background includes work with numerous DoE and DoD laboratories, Presidential Management Fellowship, and an exceptional career as a researcher and avid promoter of novel cybersecurity concepts. His membership in the Society of Military Engineers and his qualifications as an Army-licensed Cyber Operations Officer are also significant. Dr. Slonopas is actively involved in numerous councils outside of his academic and military endeavors, which helps to maintain the vitality of numerous esteemed research and regulatory bodies.

Outside of the classroom, Dr. Slonopas fervently supports technical outreach programs for refugee teens and high school students, guaranteeing that the following generation is equally prepared to lead technology breakthroughs.

Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, 2016
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, 2011
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, minors in Engineering Business, University of Virginia, 2010 

Data Science

  • J. Xia, P. Luizys, M. Daskeviciene, C. Xiao, K. Kantminiene, V. Jankauskas, K. Rakstys, G. Kreiza, X.‐X. Gao, H. Kanda, K. G. Brooks, I. R. Alwani, Q. Ul Ain, J. Zou, G. Shao, R. Hu, Z. Qiu, A. Slonopas, A. M. Asiri, Y. Zhang, P. J. Dyson, V. Getautis, M. Khaja Nazeeruddin. Foldable hole‐transporting materials for merging electronic states between defective and perfect perovskite sites. Advanced Materials. (2023) 2300720.
  • A. Roy, B. Ding, M. Khalid, M. Alzahrani, Y. Ding, A. A. Tahir, S. Sundaram, S. Kinge, A. M. Asiri, A. Slonopas, P. J. Dyson, M. K. Nazeeruddin, T. K. Mallick. Certified high-efficiency" large-area" perovskite solar cells module for Fresnel lens-based concentrated photovoltaic. iScience. 26 (2023) 106079. 
  • A. Slonopas, W. Thompson, N. Drumhiller. Cyberforce Education Pipeline: A US Department of Defense Solution. 13th Annual DuPont Summit on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy, Policy Studies Organization, Washington D.C., USA, 2023.
  • A. Slonopas, L. Rodriguez-Cabanas, C. Duong, D. R. Baker, V. Parameshwaran, S. Bradley. Low-cost perovskite materials for decentralized energy generation and Department of Defense environmental impact reduction. SPIE Optics and Photonics. San Diego, CA, USA 2022.
  • A. Slonopas, W. Thompson, Z. Kostic. Cyber Security Enhancement via Software-Defined Pseudo-Random Private IP Address Hopping. International Journal of Computer and Information Engineering 16 (2022) 128-133.
  • A. Slonopas, H. Ryan, P. Norris. Ultrahigh energy density CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite based supercapacitor with fast discharge. Electrochimica Acta. 307 (2019) 334-340