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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Cybersecurity and Data Sciences

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Marco Carvalho, Ph.D., Head

Degree Programs 

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, M.S.  

Graduate Certificate Program 

Information Assurance and Cybersecurity Certificate  

Associate Professors
William H. Allen, Ph.D., computer networks, digital forensics, computer and network security. 

Marco Carvalho, Ph.D., intelligent communication and information systems, network and computer security. 

Thomas C. Eskridge, Ph.D., human-computer interaction, machine learning and data mining, knowledge representation and artificial intelligence visualization, user interface design. 

Michael C. King, Ph.D., biometrics, cyber-identity protection and privacy, machine learning, computer networks. 

Ronaldo Menezes, Ph.D., coordination models and systems, multi-agent systems, swarm intelligence, bio-inspired computing. 

Assistant Professors 

Heather Crawford, Ph.D., iPhone development, computer security, technical writing. 

Shengzhi Zhang, Ph.D., computer security, virtual machine security, operating system security. 

Mission Statement 

The mission of Florida Tech’s cybersecurity and data sciences department is to prepare computing professionals for success and leadership in the conception, design, management, implementation and operation of secure systems, and to expand knowledge and understanding of data analysis through research, scholarship and service. 

Research Areas 

Computer security: cryptography, analysis of malicious code, network security, resilience and intrusion detection. 

Data science: data mining, knowledge representation, visualization. 

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