Michael Nowatkowski

Professor

Michael Nowatkowski

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
Department of Computer & Cyber Sciences

School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
Department of Cyber Science/Engineering

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Michael Nowatkowski is a Professor with the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. He also serves as the Head of the Cyber Programs of Study and the Cyber Institute Director.

  • (706) 721-0549
  • RV 2812

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engr Georgia Institute of Technolog, 2010

  • MS, Electrical & Computer Engr Georgia Institute of Technolog, 2000

  • BS, Electrical Engineering Rose - Hulman Institute of Tec, 1990

Certifications

  • GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID) Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), 2017

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) International Information System Security Certification Consortium, 2013

  • GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP) Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), 2013

  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), 2012

  • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), 2011

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Member School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, 2022

  • High Five My Faculty Award • Augusta University Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, 2021

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CSCI 8510

    Independent Study
  • CSCI 4950

    Selected Topics: Certificate Bootcamp Security+
  • CENG 4100

    Cyber-Physical Systems
  • CSCI 4532

    Hardware and Embedded Systems
  • AIST 4960

    Undergraduate Internship

Teaching Interests

Hands-on networking, cyber, and electronics courses.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Jack Voltaic Critical Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnerships, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Hardware Reverse Engineering Tools and Techniques, 2019
    Conference Proceeding
  • The Unforeseen in Unmanned Vehicles, 2018
    Conference Proceeding
  • Guidelines for cyber hygiene in online education, 2018
    Conference Proceeding
  • Key terrain in cyberspace: Seeking the high ground, 2014
    Conference Proceeding

Research Interests

His research interests include industrial control system security, medical device security, electronics, and cyber operations education.

College Service

  • Director, Cyber Institute 2023 - Present

  • Head of the Cyber Programs of Study 2021 - Present

  • Faculty and Staff Interviewer 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Affairs Committee 2017 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academic Affairs Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Strategic Enrollment Management 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Provost's Task Force on Faculty Workload 2019 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center 2017 - 2018

Professional Service

  • Infragard Augusta Chapter 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • GenCyber Camp 2017 - 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Greenbrier Middle School 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • US Army Cyber School 2016 - 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Richmond County Medical Society 2017

    Role: Guest Speaker