Jai Singh holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a master of science degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Southern California and a master of arts (with honors) degree in intelligence studies with a focus on terrorism and counterterrorism from the American Public University. His master of arts thesis focused on the strategic, theater and tactical evaluation of the Haqqani network. His works have previously been published in the Small Wars Journal and the Journal of Strategic Security. He is currently employed in private practice, working as an expert in the fields of accident reconstruction and trauma biomechanics. His research interests include, but are not limited to, the development of mathematical modeling methods for studying the governing issues surrounding the sociological phenomenon of insurgency and terrorism.