Nicholas S. Rosasco


Nicholas S. Rosasco Associate Professor of Computing and Information Sciences 219.464.5193 Meier Hall 145A

Graduate Program Director/Student Advisor – Master of Science in Cyber Security

Faculty Coordinator – ROTC Programs

Director – Center for Information Assurance and Cyber Security Education


  • D.Sc. in Information Technology – Towson University (2014)
  • M.S. in Computer Science – Loyola University Maryland (2006)
  • B.S. in Computer Science – University of Virginia (2002)

Research Interests

  • Software Engineering – particularly enterprise architecture, requirements engineering, and qualitative analysis, systems design, software architecture, and design/development for long-term operation and maintenance.
  • Computer Security – system design, business-technical decision making, Security and Software Engineering crossover/intersection points.
  • Computer Science Education – particularly project-driven courses and interdisciplinary work with both the STEM and Humanities communities, as well as Parallel/Distributed and HPC applications and systems design

Courses Taught

  • CS 225 – Programming Languages
  • CS 250 – Object Oriented Programming
  • CS 358 – Software Design and Development
  • CYB 652 – Cyber Warfare
  • CYB 662 – Wireless Security
  • IT 642 – Information Assurance

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • IEEE Computer Society
  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Library Association
  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • US Naval Institute

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