Faculty

Kyle Cronin
Kyle Cronin
Kyle Cronin

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Education:
D.Sc., Capitol Technology University, Laurel, MD
M.S., Dakota State University
B.S., Dakota State University

Dr. Cronin teaches within the technology/security programs at DSU and manages DSU’s information assurance lab at DSU. In addition, he works with the campus’s ITS department helping to manage the DSU network.

Tom Halverson
Tom Halverson
Tom Halverson

Position: Associate Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Michael Ham
Michael Ham
Michael Ham

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Education:
M.S., Dakota State University
B.S., Dakota State University

Michael is an instructor in the college of Business and Information Systems where he focuses primarily in the security-oriented degrees.  In the security degrees, he teaches in a number of focus areas including programming, system administration, and enterprise level routing, switching, and firewall configuration. You will also find Michael in DSU security events such as CCDC, DakotaCon, and the GenCyber camps.

Robert Honomichl
Robert Honomichl
Robert Honomichl

Position: Instructor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Jason Jenkins
Jason Jenkins
Jason Jenkins

Position: Instructor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Ashley Podhradsky
Ashley Podhradsky
Ashley Podhradsky

Position: Associate Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Andrew Kramer
Andrew Kramer
Andrew Kramer

Position: Instructor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Stephen Krebsbach
Stephen Krebsbach
Stephen Krebsbach

Position: Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Education:
Ph.D., North Dakota State University
M.S., Moorhead State University
B.S., Moorhead State University

I am a senior member of the Computer Science faculty, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses.  My current teaching is focused in the areas of Program Languages, Operating Systems, and Advanced Database topics.  I also serve on several university and college committees along with working with students as academic advisor and graduate project advisor.

Barbara Myers
Barbara Myers
Barbara Myers

Position: Lecturer

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Education:
Ed.D., University of South Dakota
M.S., Dakota State University
B.S., Mississippi University For Women

Barbara teaches for the College of Business and Information Systems at University Center in the area of information systems, computer science, and networking.  Other areas of work include web and database design for small companies and local users, and advising online and University Center students.

Austin O'Brien
Austin O'Brien
Austin O'Brien

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Chris Olson
Chris Olson
Chris Olson

Position: Assistant Professor / Program Coordinator of Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Education:
Ph.D., Business Administration, Northcentral University, 2013
M.S., Information Systems, Dakota State University, 2004
B.S., Information Systems, Dakota State University, 2001

Dr. Chris Olson teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses, specializing in Office applications, both client and server side web programming, and developing dynamic mobile applications. He serves on the Barrier Free Learning Committee and his research interests include accessibility, utilization of assistive software technology, and universal design concepts.

Josh Pauli
Josh Pauli
Josh Pauli

Position: Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Education:
Ph.D. Software Engineering, North Dakota State University, 2006
M.S. Information Systems, Dakota State University, 2003
B.S. Computer Information Systems, Dakota State University, 2002

Dr. Josh Pauli teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in cyber security and has published over 30 papers related to software security. His work also includes invited presentations from DEFCON, Black Hat Briefings, and The National Security Agency (NSA). He is the Director of the DSU Cyber Corps Scholarship Program and the Principal for DSU’s Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations, which is designated by the NSA.

Wayne Pauli
Wayne Pauli
Wayne Pauli

Position: Professor / Coordinator for the D.Sc. in Cyber Security

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Ronghua Shan
Ronghua Shan
Ronghua Shan

Position: Associate Professor / Program Coordinator of Information Systems

Department: College of Business and Information Systems

Kevin Streff
Kevin Streff
Kevin Streff

Position: Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Dr. Streff is professor and director of the FinTech Cyber Lab, which is part of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs), an interdisciplinary security and privacy research center at Dakota State University. He has extensive knowledge of the financial services industry, including banking, insurance, and credit operations. Dr. Streff is founder and strategist of SBS Cybersecurity, a security consulting, education and auditing firm focused on improving security in community banks and credit unions across the country. Dr. Streff is founder and past president of InfraGard - South Dakota, a partnership program between private industry and the U.S. government. Dr. Streff has testified several times to congressional committees in the field and in Washington DC, helping lawmakers understand the security issues which need attention in the banking sector. He speaks nationally on security issues and solutions relevant to small and medium-sized banks, and has worked with Inc. Magazine, Forbes, CNN, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal to communicate his ideas.

Josh Stroschein
Josh Stroschein
Josh Stroschein

Position: Assistant Professor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Brent Tulloss
Brent Tulloss
Brent Tulloss

Position: Instructor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Cody Welu
Cody Welu
Cody Welu

Position: Instructor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Joel Wohnoutka
Joel Wohnoutka
Joel Wohnoutka

Position: Adjunct Instructor

Department: Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences