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Calvin Nobles announced as new Chair of Illinois Tech’s Department of Information Technology and Management

June 11th, 2021 Comments off

Calvin Nobles, Ph.D.
Calvin Nobles, Ph.D. has been named Chair of the Department of Information Technology and Management starting August 16, 2021. College of Computing Dean Lance Fortnow announced his appointment on May 18th. Dr. Nobles holds Ph.D.s in Management & Engineering Technology, Human Factors, and Business Administration with a specialization in Management Information Systems. He most recently served as a Vice President enhancing the cybersecurity posture at Wells Fargo after a long and distinguished career in cybersecurity as an officer in the United States Navy. He has previously taught at Arizona State University, University of Maryland, Indiana Wesleyan University, and the Army Command & Staff College. See the full Illinois Tech announcement here.

ITM Faculty in Panel Discussion on Cyber-scams during COVID

December 8th, 2020 Comments off

Information Technology and Management Professors Mo Dawson and Ray Trygstad recently participated in a panel discussion on Cyber-scams during the COVID-19 pandemic. See the panel on LinkedIn.

ACM SIGITE 2020 Virtual Conference

August 12th, 2020 Comments off


The 21st Annual Conference on IT Education will be held VIRTUALLY from October 7th through 9th, 2020. Sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on IT Education (SIGITE), the conference is hosted by the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s College of Information Science & Technology. Registration for ACM SIGITE Members is $50, $10 for Student/Research Scholars, and free for Community College Faculty K-12 Educators. This is the premier conference for the information technology academic discipline and  as a virtual conference, provides everyone with an opportunity to attend without travel or hotel expenses. Professor Hajek and his students have had three papers accepted for presentation, Professor Zheng and his students have one full paper, one big idea and three posters accepted, and Professor Stolley has a poster session as well. The theme of the SIGITE conference this year is “Technology on a Human Scale”. It is a combination of Programming, Human Computer Interaction, Networking, Databases, and Web Technologies with an overarching security component. More at http://cist.unomaha.edu/SIGITE2020.

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ITM Professor Thomas Johnson Profiled as IDG Connect Secret CSO

August 10th, 2020 Comments off


ITM Adjunct Industry Professor Thomas “T.J.” Johnson was recently profiled by the I.T. website IDG Connect as “The Secret CSO.” The CISO at Server Central Turing Group, as an ITM faculty member Professor Johnson is a winner of the Jeffrey Kimont Memorial Teaching Award and is a member of the ITM Curriculum Committee and the Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education Advisory Board. He received his Master of Information Technology and Management in May 2012. Congratulations to T.J. for this recognition of his professional expertise!

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ITM Professor Shawn Davis Named to Federal Committee on Data for Evidence Building

August 10th, 2020 Comments off


ITM Adjunct Industry Professor Shawn Davis, Master of Information Technology and Management alumnus and winner of the Jeffrey Kimont Memorial Teaching award, has been appointed to the United States Department of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building. See the full details at https://www.iit.edu/news/itm-adjunct-professor-named-federal-committee-data-evidence-building  Congratulations to Shawn for this recognition of his professional expertise!