V. K. Cody Bumgardner, PhD


An over 20 year career with broad experience from transistors to computational theory.

Former Chief Technology Architect and Director of Research computing, now serving as Assistant Professor and Chief of the Division of Pathology Informatics in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky.

I enjoy a joint appointment in the Department of Computer Science where I occasionally teach courses and advise graduate students.

I completed my PhD in Computer Science under the supervision of Professor Victor W. Marek with the dissertation Contributions to Edge Computing.

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Curriculum Vitae

My Academic Genealogy

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Current Projects

  • Cresco: Edge Computing Framework

  • Clinical Genomics Processing System

  • CICI: Secure and Resilient Architecture: NetSecOps -- Policy-Driven, Knowledge-Centric, Holistic Network Security Operations Architecture

  • MRI: Acquisition of the Kentucky Research Informatics Cloud (KyRIC)

  • Recent Projects

  • IRNC: AMI: Collaborative Research: Software-Defined and Privacy-Preserving Network Measurement Instrument and Services for Understanding Data-Driven Science Discovery
  • HP and SDN

  • Dell and OpenStack

  • CC*DNI Networking Infrastructure: An Software Defined Networking-Enabled Research Infrastructure

  • GENI Monitoring

  • Book: OpenStack In Action

  • CC-NIE Integration: Advancing Science Through Next Generation SDN Networks

  • KyRON 100G Upgrade

  • Regional KPEN to KyRON transition