Carnegie Mellon University

Our Team: Staff & Faculty

Important Contacts

Academic Affairs
ini-academic@andrew.cmu.edu 

Admissions
ini@cmu.edu

Business Operations
busops@andrew.cmu.edu

Alumni Relations
ini-alumni@andrew.cmu.edu

Career Services 
ini-careerservices@andrew.cmu.edu

Facility/Building Issues
ini-help@andrew.cmu 

Media/Press Inquiries
ini-communications@andrew.cmu.edu 

 

INI Director

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Dena Haritos Tsamitis

Director, Information Networking Institute (INI)

Barbara Lazarus Professor in Information Networking

Founding Director, Education, Training and Outreach, CyLab

Dena has led the College of Engineering's Information Networking Institute (INI) as director since 2004. Her efforts have prepared the next generation of information networking, security and mobility professionals at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Faculty

Pittsburgh campus

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Ehab Al-Shaer

Distinguished Career Professor, INI 

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Areas of Interest: network security, security management, fault diagnosis and network assurability 

Pittsburgh campus

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Nicolas Christin

Associate Professor, ISR and EPP and Kobe Faculty Advisor

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Areas of Interest: network security, security management, fault diagnosis and network assurability 

Pittsburgh campus

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Hanan Hibshi

Research and Teaching Scientist, INI; Faculty Advisor

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Areas of Interest: usable security, security requirements and expert’s decision-making.

Silicon valley campus

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Cynthia Kuo

Associate Professor of the Practice, INI

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Areas of Interest: sensors, usable security, product design, entrepreneurship, health tech

Silicon valley campus

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Aleecia M. McDonald

Assistant Professor of the Practice, INI; Faculty Advisor

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Areas of Interest: Internet privacy, policy and security

Silicon valley campus

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Patrick Tague

Associate Director, INI; Associate Teaching Professor, INI; Faculty Advisor

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Areas of Interest: mobile communication systems, statistical modeling and inference and network security

Silicon valley campus

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David Varodayan

Associate Teaching Professor, INI

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Areas of Interest: machine learning, image/video processing

Silicon valley campus

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Pei Zhang

Associate Research Professor, INI, CyLab and ECE; Faculty Advisor

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Areas of Interest: collaboration in embedded systems and mobile sensor networks

Adjunct Instructors

David Belasco

Threat Analyst, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14819 Introduction to Software Reverse-Engineering

Babs Carryer

Language Technologies Institute (LTI) | Email

Course: 14815 Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Technology

Jared Ettinger

Cyber Intelligence Analyst, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)

Course: 14809 Introduction to Cyber Intelligence

Jeffrey Gennari

Senior Malware Reverse Engineer, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14819 Introduction to Software Reverse-Engineering

Rotem Guttman

Cybersecurity Researcher, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14832 Cyber Forensics Capstone 

Matthew Kaar

Cyber Security Exercise Developer & Trainer, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14761 Applied Information Assurance

David Lamont

Associate Teaching Professor; Director, Management Games, Tepper School of Business | Email

Course: 14776 Fundamentals of Business and Management

Chris May

Technical Director Workforce Development, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14761 Applied Information Assurance

William Nichols

Infrastructure Engineer, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14832 Cyber Forensics Capstone 

William Reed

Cyber Security Engineer - Exercise Developer, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14822 Host Based Forensics

Gabe Somlo

Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14823 Network Forensics

Rahul Telang

Trustees Professor of Information Systems, Heinz College | Email

Course: 14788 Information Security Policy and Management

Brett Tucker

Cybersecurity Risk Management Technical Manager, Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Heinz College | Email

Course: 14782 Information Security Risk Management I

Adam Welle

MTS - Senior Engineer, Software Engineering Institute (SEI) | Email

Course: 14823 Network Forensics

Staff

Academic Affairs

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CINDY ARNETT
Academic and Student Services Coordinator, Silicon Valley

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Academic Affairs

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JESSICA BECKER
Senior Associate Director of Academic Affairs & Student Services

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Academic Affairs

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ASIA DONEGAN
Assistant Director of Academic & Student Services

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Admissions

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LISA CURRIN

Associate Director of Admissions & Enrollment

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ADMISSIONS

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JENNIFER SPIRER

Senior Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment

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Business OperationS

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MIROSLAVA ANGELOVA

Director of Business Operations

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Business OperationS

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KEVIN TOPOLSKI

Assistant Director of Business Operations

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CAREER SERVICES & EMPLOYER RELATIONS

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RACHELO AMOS

Director of Career Services & Employer Relations

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Director's office

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NANCY DOYLE

Manager of Director's Office and Administration

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Distributed Education Technology & Facilities

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KURT HAVERSTOCK

Manager of Distributed Education Technology and Facilities

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Distributed Education Technology & Facilities

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KATHERINE JENKINS

Distributed Education Technician

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Distributed Education Technology & Facilities

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NICHOLAS K. TSAMITIS 

Distributed Education Technician

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Marketing & Events

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CHRISTA JONES

Director of Marketing and Events

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Strategic communications

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DEANA LORENZO

Communications Specialist

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Strategic communications

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JESSICA SHIRLEY

Director of Strategic Communications 

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Strategic Engagement & Alumni Relations

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SARI SMITH

Senior Director of Strategic Engagement 

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