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Andrew Kramer

Andrew Kramer

Andrew Kramer

Assistant Professor


The Beacom College of Computer & Cyber Sciences


Ph.D. Computer Science, Dakota State University (Doctoral Candidate)
M.S., Dakota State University
B.S., Dakota State University
A.A., College of Redwoods


Andrew Kramer is an assistant professor in The Beacom College of Computer Cyber Sciences. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses focused on low-level offensive security concepts, including reverse engineering, vulnerability hunting, and binary exploitation. Andrew is passionate about fostering student success through hands-on projects and applied learning in these subject areas. 

Andrew is currently earning his Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science through Dakota State University. He completed a master’s in Applied Computer Science and a bachelor’s in Cyber Operations through Dakota State University. 


Office Location: East Hall
Phone: (605) 256-5838

  • Software reverse engineering
  • Binary exploitation
  • C programming
  • Assembly programming

  • Capture the flag (CTF)
  • Software reverse engineering
  • Vulnerability research
  • Exploit development

  • OpenSOC Winner at DEF CON 28 – 2020
  • Wild West Hacking Fest CTF Winner / Black Badge Holder – 2019
  • Ernest Teagarden Award for Excellence in Teaching – 2022

Amateur Radio General Class

Co-PI, DSU Scholarship for Service grant (NSF)

M. Ham, A. Kramer. (2023, September 27). Preventing Ransomware and Malware Starts with Good Cyber Hygiene. Infosecurity Magazine.

M.Ham, A.Kramer. “Hardware Reverse Engineering Platform: An Open-source Educational Tool.” Computing Education + Information Systems Applied Research (ISCAP) 2023.

OWASP, Exploiting Deserialization Vulnerabilities in PHP Applications