MSIT Faculty and Staff

The following are the EECS faculty who teach the graduate courses. In additional to their academic and research background, the IT faculty also have extensive industrial/consulting experience. For a list of all EECS faculty, please visit EECS faculty website.


Blake Bryant, M.S. (Ph.D. candidate)

Assistant Professor of Practice
MS. Information Technology, University of Kansas (2016)

Areas of Expertise: Cyber security, threat intelligence, computer networking, information systems design and management

Fengjun Li, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Info Science and Technology, Penn State University (2010) 

Areas of Expertise: Social network security and privacy, Smart grid security, CPS security, Health informatics, secure data sharing and data publishing, Network security

Bo Luo, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Ph.D., Info Science and Technology, Penn State University (2008)

Areas of Expertise:  Information security and privacy, database security, XML and conventional database systems, data management, Information retrieval, Web and online social networks

Hossein Saiedian, Ph.D.,
Professor, Associate Chair, and Director, IT Programs
Ph.D., Computing and Information Science, Kansas State (1989)

Areas of Expertise: Software engineering, Formal methods, software project and process management, software architecture, database management system, information security and assurance


The following are the EECS staff who support the MSIT program. For a list of all EECS staff, please visit EECS faculty website.

Joy Grisafe-Gross

Graduate Division (post admission)
2001E Eaton Hall

Parveen Mozaffar

Graduate Division (pre-admission)
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