Interdisciplinary Faculty

Holistic Safety and Security

Interdisciplinary Faculty

Safety and security concerns develop from many actors and through many different technologies in our advancing society. By applying inter-disciplinary, holistic community approaches to these problems, we will build safer and more secure systems, and in turn, build stronger communities.

Each faculty member on our research team brings unique industry experience and far-reaching academic collaborations from a wide range of disciplines, including:

  • Autonomous Systems

  • Cybersecurity

  • Human Factors

  • Physical Safety

  • STEM Education Research

  • Sustainability

  • Systems & Networks

  • Transportation

Dib

Hazar Nicholas Dib

Associate Professor, CGT and CMT

 

(BIM) Building Information Modeling, Building Information Management, Application of Object-Oriented-Modeling to life cycle project management, Construction Project Delivery

Kevin Dittman

Kevin Dittman

Associate Professor, CIT

 

Systems Analysis and Design, Quality Management, Project Management

Stephen J Elliott

Stephen Elliott

Interim Department Head and Professor, TLI

 

Biometrics

Yi

Yi Gao

Associate Professor, SATT

 

Customer behaviors, safety culture analysis, and pilot selection and education.

Yi

Mary E. Johnson

Professor, Aviation and Transportation Technology

 

Data driven analysis in aviation sustainability and safety

Umit Karabiyik

Umit Karabiyik

Assistant Professor, CIT

 

Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Digital and Cyber Forenscis

Tahir Khan

Tahir Khan

Clinical Assistant Professor, CIT

 

computer privacy, computer security, computer forensics, cybersecurity, internet of things, and cloud computing

Jin Kocsis

Jin Kocsis

Assistant Professor, CIT

 

Deep learning, CPS security, IoT, Blockchain, and privacy preserving

Chad Matthew Laux

Chad Laux

Associate Professor, CIT

 

Lean Six Sigma, Food Security, Quality Management Systems

Flavio Mendonca

Flavio Mendonca

Assistant Professor, SATT

 

Aircraft Accident Investigation, Human Factors, Safety Management Systems, and Safety Management of Wildlife Hazards to Aviation

Ida Ngambeki

Ida Ngambeki

Assistant Professor, CIT

 

Cybersecurity Education, Cybersecurity Policy, Social Engineering, Information Technology Ethics, and Cybersecurity Workforce Development

Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor

Biometrics Center Director, TLI

 

No research interests or specialties

Manoj S. Patankar

Manoj Patankar

Raisbeck Engineering Professor of Aviation Technology & Head of School, SATT

 

No research interests or specialties

Randy Rapp

Randy Rapp

Associate Professor, CM

 

Construction equipment management, Disaster restoration and reconstruction management, Construction organization management (strategy, policy, structure, human resources, finance)

Mo Rastgaar

Mo Rastgaar

Associate Professor, SOET

 

Assistive and rehabilitation robots, systems design, cyber-physical systems, dynamics, and controls

Julia Rayz

Julia Rayz

Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head, CIT

 

natural language understanding, knowledge discovery and representation, and computational recognition of salient information in texts, uncertainty management

Marcus Rogers

Marcus Rogers

Professor, CIT

 

Digital Forensics, Cyber adversarial predictive modeling

Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar

Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar

Assistant Professor, CIT

 

Personality & Motivation of Cyberdeviants, Behavioral Analysis of Digital Evidence, Internet Crimes Against Children

John Springer

John Springer

Professor, CIT

 

Information Security Research and Education (INSuRE) project, Data Engineering

Sun

Wenhai Sun

Assistant Professor, CIT

 

Security and privacy issues in networked information systems, cyber-physical systems, distributed ledger technology

Yang, Baijian

Baijian Yang

Associate Professor, CIT

 

Cybersecurity and IoT, Cloud Computing and SDN, Big Data Security Analysis