Bio: Dr. Sam Chung is a Professor, the Dean of School of Technology and Computing (STC) at City University of Seattle (CityU) in WA. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and has two MS degrees in Computer Science from George Washington University and the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. He graduated with a BS from the Department of Electronics/Computer Engineering at Kyungpook National University.
Before joining CityU, Dr. Chung was a tenured full Professor and the Director of the School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale, IL. Before joining SIU, he was an Endowed Associate Professor of Information Systems and Information Security and a founder of the BS in Information Technology and Systems program at the University of Washington (UW), Tacoma. Dr. Chung also served as an Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems for the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity (CIAC) at the UW. He joined the UW Tacoma in 2001.
He was tenured and promoted to an Associate Professor at the UW Tacoma in 2007. Dr. Chung has led a research group in Smart and Secure Computing (SSC). His SSC research group focuses on making Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) smart and secure by developing and using the Software Reengineering approach with emerging technologies such as Full-Stack Development.
Dr. Chung has mentored many undergraduate and graduate students through his student-oriented research program. He was a Co-PI or PI of multiple funded projects from Amazon, NSF, KITECH, T-Mobile, etc.
Bio: Morgan brings twenty years of organizational change, Action Research and workforce development experience into the emerging and socio-technological cybersecurity field. She has worked across government, industry and academia building pathways to cybersecurity workforce roles. models for military transition as Architect for the Cybersecurity Rapid Education Apprenticeship Training Employment System (CREATES) and the Reserve Expansion of CREATES (RECREATES). Her recent research, “Identifying a Psychometric Profile for Vulnerability Assessment Professionals: Talent Identification to Support Career Assessment” will appear in the 2020 University of South Dakota School of Law Journal.
Her six years at the University of Washington were dedicated to initiating and supporting the Masters in Cybersecurity Leadership (MCL) before becoming the Director of Workforce Development for the Center for Information Assurance Cybersecurity (CIAC) to focus on cybersecurity career development research and oversee the Cybersecurity Regional Resource Center (CRRC) for the Pacific Northwest. She worked on NSA funded projects including T-Mobile Cooperative Education, the Cybersecurity Rapid Education Academic Transition to Employment System (CREATES), the Reserve component (RECREATES). Morgan managed re-designation of CIAC as an NSA/DHS Center for Education and Research
Morgan holds a Master’s Degree from Antioch University Seattle in Whole Systems Design, Organizational Systems Renewal and is a Certified Systems Renewal Consultant. She earned her CNSS Certificate in Information Security Risk Management in 2013. Morgan is currently the President of the Peace Community Center’s (PCC) Advisory Board.
Bio: Brian Maeng is an Associate Professor and the Program Manager, Doctor of Information Technology in the School of Technology and Computing at City University of Seattle (CityU). His teaching interests are Data Analytics, Data Science, Information Systems, and Operations Management. He holds a doctoral degree in Operations Management from Purdue University. His research area focuses on operations research and game theory applications in operations and supply chain management.
Prior to his current position, he taught in the School of Business at Pacific Lutheran University for years and led four study away programs in China and South Korea. Before coming to academia, he worked as a Channel Analyst at Cisco Systems Korea.
He has a master’s degree in Statistics from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in Radio Communication Engineering from Yonsei University, South Korea. His goal is to provide a pleasant and supportive learning experience for students in the School of Technology and Computing
Bio: I am delighted to serve as a Program Manager and an Associate Professor at CityU-Seattle. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of London, Queen Mary College, and Master’s degree in AI from the University of Sussex, both in England. My undergraduate degree is from University of Michigan. I have been working in IT industry, higher education, academic industry and program development for over 25 years. I have served as a research fellow, university professor and Dean in the US, UK, and the Cayman Islands. My current research interests are related to teaching methods in Cybersecurity and Programming and Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. I am a member of several organizations including OWASP, ASEE and ACM.
My passion for my work, my love of technology, and my unquenchable thirst to help people at all education levels and from diverse backgrounds have access to education and lifelong learning is what drives me each day. When I am not behind a computer I am in the mountains hiking, picking mushrooms, skiing or snowshoeing.
Bio: Clark is a Program Manager for the School of Technology and Computing and has earned Master of Science in Computer Science in CityU. He is also a CompTIA Linux+ Certified. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Management of Financial Institutions with De La Salle University in the Philippines.
For his work experience, he has worked for financial data vendors, Thomson Reuters and S&P Capital IQ, and industries such as insurance, banks, food service, sports, and music.
When he transitioned to technology, he found his passion for Software Development and Design and mentoring others who are transitioning to the technology field. His experience now consists of full-stack development and cloud technologies.
He currently works at two startups, CloudSpend and Worldwide American, as a software engineer. In his downtime, he plays Dungeons and Dragons, board games, volleyball, and Nintendo Switch.