Jaroslav (Jarda) Flidr

headshot of Yaroslav Flidr in suit and tie
Faculty Member, Cybersecurity Bachelor's Degree Completion Program
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Areas of Expertise

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyberinfrastructures
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Jaroslav (Jarda) Flidr is a faculty member in the Cybersecurity Bachelor's Degree Completion Program at The George Washington University, College of Professional Studies. 

He also works as a Lead Research Scientist in The George Washington University's Department of Information Technology.​​​​ His professional experience includes the following:

  • Principal Architect of Research Cloud Computing at GW, 2015 - present
  • Director of Services at UMD/MAX (Mid-Atlantic Crossroads), 2012 -2015
  • VP for Research and Development at Nimbis Services, 2010-2012
  • CTO at Acadia Cybersolutions, 2009-2010
  • Sr. Systems Development Engineer at UMD/MAX (Mid-Atlantic Crossroads), 2006-2009
  • Computer Scientist at USC/ISI (Information Institute), 1998-2006


  • Ph.D., Cornell University
  • M.S., Cornell University
  • M.S., Charles University