PhD Student

Oscar Bautista Chia is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a focus in Cybersecurity at FIU. His current research interests are Secure Multiparty Computation, Blockchain, and Machine Learning, performing at the ADWISE laboratory in the ECE department.

Before starting his Ph.D. program, Oscar earned a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering in 2020 at FIU and a B.S. in Electronics Engineering at National Experimental University of Tachira (UNET), Venezuela, in 2003. During his Master’s years, he researched and contributed to routing metrics for Wireless Mesh Networks, explicitly using the IEEE 802.11s standard for Swarm of Drones applications, leading to three publications, including an article for Elsevier’s Internet of Things journal.