Michael Nowatkowski

Associate Professor

Michael Nowatkowski

Associate 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


Dr. Michael Nowatkowski is an Associate Professor with the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences. He also serves as a Senior Research Fellow for the Army Cyber Institute.

  • (706) 721-0549
  • RV 2812


  • 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


  • 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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CSCI 4532

    Hardware and Embedded Systems
  • AIST 3320

    TCP/IP Protocol Analysis
  • CYBR 3200

    Cyb Network Def & Counter Meas
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • CYBR 3100

    Intro Defensive Cyber Operatio


Selected Recent Publications

  • 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
  • The effects of quality of service on vehicular network pseudonym distribution in congested urban environments, 2012
    Conference Proceeding

Research Interests

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

Department Service

  • Faculty and Staff Interviewer 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Past Chair of Faculty Assembly 2017 - 2019

  • Cyber Program Director 2017 - 2018

University Service

  • Provost's Task Force on Faculty Workload 2019 - Present

    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