Dr. David Silberberg is a Principal Professional Staff member at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and is the Research Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Assured Autonomy. Dr. Silberberg has conducted extensive research and development in the areas of leading-edge AI and machine learning algorithms, including graph analytics, distributed and large-scale architectures, intelligent access to distributed and heterogeneous database systems, and semantic graph query languages. Dr. Silberberg led the Large Scale Analytics group at the APL that applies machine learning and AI-base algorithms to perform descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics on large and complex data. Dr. Silberberg also served as chief architect for the deep archive of NASA mission data and for the Hubble Space Telescope data archive. Dr. Silberberg received Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. He teaches a Computer Science graduate course on Large-Scale Database Systems at The Johns Hopkins University School of Engineering for Professionals.

Education History

  • S.B. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • S.M. Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Maryland

Work Experience

Principal Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

Professional Organizations

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)