Derek T. Anderson

Derek T. Anderson

Derek T. Anderson, Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Derek Anderson is an associate professor in electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Missouri, a core faculty member of the MU Institute for Data Science & Informatics, an intermittent faculty member with the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), and he directs the Mizzou INformation and Data FUsion Laboratory (MINDFUL). His specialization is data/information fusion in machine learning/pattern recognition and automated decision making. Anderson’s applications range from signal/image processing to computer vision, multi-sensor systems, geospatial and unmanned aerial vehicles. He has published more than 130 articles (book chapters, journals and conference proceedings), he is a Senior Member of the IEEE, an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, co-program chair for FUZZ-IEEE 2019, vice chair of the IEEE CIS FSTC, and chair/co-chair of multiple special sessions, workshops and tutorials at international conferences. Anderson has received approximately $9 million to date across 14 projects ranging from the U.S. Army Research Office to DARPA, CEED, NIJ, AFRL and ERDC. More information can be found at


PhD from the University of Missouri
MS from the University of Missouri
BS from Wichita State University

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