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O Patrick Kreidl

Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering | College of Computing, Engineering & Construction

Areas of Expertise

signal processing, automatic control, network science, cyber analytics


Ph.D in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (with math minor)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

February 2008



S.M. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

February 1996


B.S. in Electrical Engineering (with highest distinction and physics minor)

George Mason University

May 1994


At UNF since 2011, Dr. Kreidl instructs core courses in the signals/systems track of the undergraduate electrical engineering program as well as graduate courses in image processing, probabilistic systems, stochastic control and cyber analytics. He founded UNF's Signal Processing and Network Science (SPaNS) Laboratory in 2011 and, in 2018, received a courtesy faculty appointment in UNF's School of Computing, since co-founding both the Machine Vision (MaVis) Laboratory and the Center for Cybersecurity. He serves on the Academic Advisory Council of Cyber Florida (Tampa, FL) and is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), also serving its UNF Student Chapter as faculty advisor.


Dr. Kreidl has nearly 30 years of research experience, over 40 peer-reviewed publications and one patent. Before joining UNF, he was a Principal Research Engineer in the Cyber Operations and Networking Group within BAE Systems' Technology Solutions Directorate (via 2005 acquisition of Alphatech, Inc., Burlington, MA) as well as a Research Affiliate in MIT's Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (Cambridge, MA). Other past appointments were with Lund University (Sweden), George Mason University (Fairfax, VA), the Institute for Defense Analyses (Alexandria, VA) and the Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, DC).

Contact Information

Building 0004, Room 3308

(904) 620-1905


Office Hours

TR 1:30-4pm; by appointment (Fall 2020)