Attracting and recruiting university talent to enable corporate engagement.


Attracting and
recruiting university
talent to enable

Indiana’s research institutions are recruiting new faculty to enable strategic engagement with the state’s corporate sector in fields relating to artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, and internet of things.

Select one of the participating AnalytiX Indiana research institutions below to learn more about people working on the project and to see current job opportunities.


Fanny Ye, PhD

Dr. Yanfang (Fanny) Ye is a Collegiate Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. Her research interests include Cybersecurity, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Health Intelligence. Her proposed techniques by advancing capabilities of AI have been incorporated into popular commercial cybersecurity products that protect millions of users worldwide. She has also expanded her research to health intelligence focusing on combating opioid epidemic and COVID-19 crisis.

Yong Suk Lee, PhD

Dr. Yong Lee is Assistant Professor of Technology, Economy and Global Affairs at University of Notre Dame. His research focuses on how new technologies affect labor and firms, and the governance and ethical issues related to AI, employing econometric analysis and machine learning. Previously, Lee was at Stanford University and worked in industry for 5 years. He received his PhD in Economics from Brown University, MPP from Duke University, and BS and MS from Seoul National University.

Robert Landers, PhD

Dr. Robert G. Landers is a Collegiate Professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He was previously a Curators’ Distinguished Professor at the Missouri University of Science and Technology and served for three years as a program manager at the National Science Foundation. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan. His research interests are in the areas of modeling, analysis, monitoring, and control of manufacturing processes, and in the estimation and control of lithium ion batteries and hydrogen fuel cells.

Dr. Monisha Ghosh

Dr. Monisha Ghosh is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. She is also the Policy Outreach Director for SpectrumX, the first NSF Center for Spectrum Innovation. Her research interests are in the development of next generation wireless systems: cellular, Wi-Fi and IoT, with an emphasis on spectrum sharing and coexistence and applications of machine learning to improve network performance. Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame in 2022, she was the Chief Technology Officer at the Federal Communications Commission, a Program Director at the National Science Foundation, Research Professor at the University of Chicago and spent 24 years in industry research at Bell Labs, Philips Research and Interdigital. She obtained her B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur and Ph.D. from USC. She is a Fellow of the IEEE.


Valentina (Valya) Kuskova is the Managing Director of Notre Dame AnalytiXIN site in Indianapolis. Her main responsibility is to coordinate and execute the implementation of the Notre Dame AnalytiXIN interface with industry stakeholders. In this role, she is tasked with bringing Notre Dame AI/ML and advanced data analytics talent into direct interaction with CICP companies through a structured set of activities, including strategic initiatives, research projects, student internships, corporate/faculty exchanges, and many educational and networking events.Dr. Kuskova has extensive corporate and academic experience. After an MBA from Boise State University she had worked in a variety of corporate roles, from programmer/analyst to senior strategic planning analyst at major Fortune-200 companies.