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Information Assurance Faculty

Center faculty are internationally known for their work in computer security. Their research has been funded by the National Science Foundation

Dr. Ted Mims, Chair of the Computer Science Department

Systems security, information assurance and computer science education

Farokh Eslahi, Information Systems Security Officer, Associate Provost for Information Technology

Oversees the planning, management, and direction of technology initiatives in support of both academic and administrative operations.

Dr. Pinky Wassenberg, Dean of the College of Public Affairs & Administration and a Professor of Political Studies

National Security Issues and the U.S. Constitution, Terrorism

Dr. Sharron LaFollette, Chair of the Department of Public Health

Risk evaluation and risk communication


Dr. Sviatoslav Braynov

Information warfare, adversarial planning and plan recognition, intrusion detection, malicious agents, algorithm manipulation

Dr. Kamyar Dezhgosha  

High-speed networking, web-based application development, image compression, and performance evaluation in network-based parallel computing

Frank Fuchs  

Crime scene and evidence recovery specialist

Dr. Sae Kwang Hwang

Digital watermarking, multimedia security,

Dr. Chung-wei Lee

Computer and network security, wireless networking, and mobile computing

Dr. Ronald Loui

Information warfare, data mining

Dr. Keith Miller

Computer ethics and software testing. Editor-in-chief of the IEEE Technology & Society journal


Saul Morse

An attorney in the Springfield law firm of Brown, Hay & Stephens, LLP and Adjunct Lecturer in legal studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield

Janis Rose

President of InfraGard Illinois, a partnership between the FBI and private industry Subject Matter Experts


Dr. Allan Roth, CISSP

Former Director of Information Systems and Chief Information Security Officer for a large medical group in Springfield, IL.

Mary Sheila Tracy

Computer science education and usability engineering

Dr. Lucas Vespa

Intrusion dtetection

Dr. Roger West

Biometric authentication


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