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Jim Alves-Foss, Ph.D.

Professor, CSDS Director

Janssen 225


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Programming Languages, Network Security, Computer and Network Forensics, Programming Language Theory
Areas of Expertise: computer security, formal methods, design and analysis of high assurance systems, cryptographic protocol design, security policy engineering, multi-level secure systems and MILS architecture (Multiple Independent Levels of Security)

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Lori Baker-Eveleth

Associate Professor of Information Systems

327 J.A. Albertson Building


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Integrated Business Curriculum, Data and Information Management
Areas of Expertise: Technology acceptance, user interfaces, communities of practice and social media.
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Yacine Chakhchoukh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Gauss-Johnson 213


Daniel Conte de Leon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Janssen 233


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Introduction to Information Assurance, Applied Security Concepts
Areas of Expertise: Development of methods and tools for the design, construction and maintenance of safe and secure computing systems, critical infrastructure protection systems

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Gregory Donohoe, Ph.D.

Professor Emeriti

Janssen 324


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Advanced Computer Architecture, Supervisory Control and Critical Infrastructure Systems, Great Issues Seminar
Areas of Expertise: embedded and reconfigurable computing, high performance digital system design, digital image processing and analysis

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Michael Haney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Center for Advanced Energy Studies 259


Campus: Idaho Falls
Courses: Network Security, Computer and Network Forensics, Advanced Information Assurance Concepts, Special Topics
Areas of Expertise: computer and network security, forensics, applied cryptography; critical infrastructure protection including: SCADA and industrial control system protocols for power, water and nuclear systems, resilient system design; situation awareness; incident detection by IDS and honeypot systems

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Gauss-Johnson 205


Brian Johnson, Ph.D., P.E.

University Distinguished Professor, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Endowed Chair in Power Engineering

Gauss-Johnson 201


Paul Oman, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Janssen Engineering Building 233


Areas of Expertise: Information assurance, critical infrastructure protection

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Norman Pendegraft

Professor of Management Information Systems and Affiliate Professor of Physical Education

328 J.A. Albertson Building


Zouheir Rezki, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 209


Dakota Roberson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Campus: Idaho Falls
Areas of Expertise: Power System Control (Wide-area damping using active power modulation such as HVDC, energy storage, etc., Detection and correction of latency in closed-loop controllers, Variable loop gain strategies, Coupling of distributed systems, Energy storage controller technology for smoothing, arbitrage, AGC, etc.), Statistical Signal Processing (Estimation/Detection Theory, Cramer-Rao Lower Bound, Saddlepoint Approximations and other high-order approximation techniques)

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Mark Rounds

Instructor of Information Systems

326 J.A. Albertson Building


Dilshani Sarathchandra

Assistant Professor

Phinney Hall 114


Campus: Moscow
Courses: Introduction to Sociology; Methods of Social Research; Responding to Risk; Science, Technology and Society; Quantitative Social Science Methods
Areas of Expertise: Science and technology studies; Science communication; Risk, judgment and decision-making; Health and medicine
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Jia (Cindy) Song, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Janssen 340


Campus: Moscow
Areas of Expertise: Cybersecurity, security issues in computer systems, software and networks, high assurance computing systems design, implementation and verification

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Ata Zadehgol, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor

Buchanan 208



Center for Secure and Dependable Systems

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1008
Moscow, ID 83844-1008

Phone: 208-885-4114

Fax: 208-885-9052