Jason M. Grant, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of computing sciences at Villanova University. His research interests include computer vision, biometrics, and cluster analysis. He earned his BS from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and is currently the president of the Chapter of Meyerhoff Alumni and its governing board. Dr. Grant completed his MS and PhD from the University of Notre Dame and previously taught at Middlebury College.

An advocate for diversity and inclusion in STEM, he has served on program committees for the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference and Supercomputing Conference, and he has been a keynote speaker and panelist at several national conferences including the Black Data Processing Associates National Conference, National Society of Black Engineers National Convention, and the National Society of Blacks in Computing.