Contact Dr Deepak Panda

Areas of expertise

  • Air Transport Management
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Safety, Resilience, Risk & Reliability
  • Systems Engineering


Dr Deepak Panda is a UKIC postdoctoral research fellow focusing on developing AI based security solutions for air traffic infrastructure. He works at the Centre for Cyber-Physical Systems, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) as a member of Human Machine Intelligence Group. He is also involved in teaching several modules in Applied AI MSc and Connected and Autonomous Vehicle MSc.

He obtained his PhD from University of Exeter in 2022, focusing on Applied AI and Control of Smart Grids.

He got his M.Tech in Industrial Automation and Control from National Institute of Technology, Calicut in 2016, after completing his graduation in Electrical Engineering (Power) from Jadavpur University in 2014.

He worked as Smart Factory Deployment Engineer in Schneider Electric Infrastructure Limited, India from 2016-18.

Research opportunities

1. Robust and Safe Reinforcement Learning

2. Adversarial Artificial Intelligence

Current activities

Antifragile AI solutions for advanced air mobility.

Robust AI based UAV navigation against cyber-attacks


  • Thales SA
  • NATS Holdings


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