Ashokkumar Patel

Assistant Professor

Office Location
Innovation Science, and Technology Building, Room 2068, 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805-8531


Ph.D. in Computer Science, North Gujarat University, India, 2002
M.S. in Computer Science, Georgia Southwestern University, USA, 2013
M.S. in Physics, Gujarat University, India, 1989
B.S. in Physics, Gujarat University, India, 1986


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Dr. Ashokkumar Patel has been a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science of Florida Polytechnic University since 2017. He primarily teaches cybersecurity courses and is researching an improved efficient fingerprint recognition algorithm and web usage mining. He’s particularly interested in personalizing the web experience for users and individuals.

Dr. Patel has nearly 30 years of teaching experience. Before immigrating to the United States, he was a professor in the Department of Computer Science of North Gujarat University in India.

His research had been supported and sponsored by government agencies, including the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat, and the University Grants Commission of India.



  • Computer security
  • Information issuance and protection
  • Web usage mining
  • Biometrics–fingerprint recognition
  • Big data and security


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