Ricardo A. Calix, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology



Ricardo A. Calix, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology at Purdue University Northwest.

Research Overview

  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Deep Learning and AI applications
  • Cyber Security and Healthcare

Select Publications

  • Calix, R.A. “Getting Started with Deep Learning: Programming and Methodologies Using Python”
  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; One edition (January 18, 2017) January 1, 2017


(219) 989-2013


Office Location:

Hammond, Anderson Building 241


  • Ph.D. – Engineering Science, Louisiana State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • AI for Cyber Security and Healthcare

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Previous Grants: Grant as Co-PI from NIH titled “Detection of Potential Drug Effects from Twitter Data”
  • Grant as PI from Northrop Grumman titled “A Smart and Fast IDS”
  • Grant as PI from NSA titled “A Machine Learning Course for Cyber Security Professionals”