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Matthew Schmidt Ph.D.

Director of Programs


Dr. Matt Schmidt is the director of programs for the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) at North Carolina State University. He has been at LAS since 2014 providing technical and programmatic leadership for multiple interdisciplinary, collaborative research and development efforts on structured analytic tradecraft, analytic tool integration, and improved user experiences for analysts. In his current role as director of programs for LAS, Schmidt helps manage and direct the technical portfolio of academic and industry engagements on projects at LAS. Prior to joining LAS, Schmidt spent four years at MIT Lincoln Laboratory as a technical staff member in the Computing and Analytics Group. There he led and participated in a number of applied research projects on the theoretical bounds of anomaly detection in graphs, geospatial event detection in text-based media, and analytic development environments for open-source data. In 2011, Schmidt received his Ph.D. from North Carolina State University for his research on developing and scaling algorithms for enumerating common graph motifs in biological networks.


Ph.D. Computer Science North Carolina State University 2011

B.S. Computer Science Purdue University 2004