Igbonagwam, Okey

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Computer Science & Information Systems

Phone: 757-582-3040

Email: okey.igbonagwam@saintleo.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D. Nova Southeastern University, Information Systems 2008
  • M.S. Southern University, Computer Information Systems, 1988
  • B.S. Southern University, Computer Science, 1986

Biography:

Dr. Okey Igbonagwam doctoral research focused on the user efficiency security clearance with emphasis on the Dept. of Defense. While pursuing his PhD from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Okey worked as a technical director and lead system engineer at Lockheed Martin and General Dynamic. After obtaining a Ph.D. he also worked a visiting professor at UMUC and Devry University. Okey joined Saint Leo University in 2011 with 24 years industrial and defense experiences. He teaches many core courses in information systems and computer science at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests are in network and cyber security, information assurance, primarily focusing on applying formal and theoretical methods to the study of secure systems. Other research areas are information systems and business research and Facial Recognition and Mobile Based System. He has published articles on Human kidnapping for Ransom the Probability for Cyber Kidnapping, Facial Recognition and Mobile Based System for Patient Identification in Medical Emergencies for Developing Economies, and Corruption Begets Corruption In Developing Countries - How The Use Of Technology Could Change The Landscape in venues such as SBR, IEEE-EMB, and ABR. He organizes centers’ students’ improvement on main campus as part of the International Business Conference at Saint Leo.

Community Affiliation:

  • Member of several Computer Science societies (IEEE)
  • Member of Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Develop and support regional University courses, curricula, and Syllabi. Teaching on ground and online for Graduate and Undergraduate students. Learning Theory and Application with Collaborative and Case-based Learning Information Security and Privacy. Teaching and implementing various encryption techniques; cyber security including penetration testing and computer forensic; operation systems and application security; Database Concepts; Systems Analysis, Planning and Control. Internet/Intranet Security; Management of Information Security; Evaluate Web based application to enable Architecture Technical Views for streamline store, search, and retrieval process.

Honors & Awards:

  • Annual Technology Symposium – 2005 Award for System/Software Engineering Tool Interface – A Common Picture in the Development Lifecycle

Publications:

[1] K. Nwosu and O. Igbonagwam. Facial Recognition and Mobile Based System for Patient Identification in Medical Emergencies for Developing Economies. Proc. International Business Conference, Feb 2015.

[2] O. Igbonagwam and K. Nwosu. Human kidnapping for Ransom the Probability for Cyber Kidnapping. Society of Business Research Conference – Nashville, October 2014.

[3] K. Nwosu and O. Igbonagwam. BEPOC: A Biometrics-Enabled Point-of-Care Patients and Electronic Medical. IEEE EMBS Special Topic Conference on Healthcare Innovation & Point-of-Care Technologies, October 2014.

[4] O. Igbonagwam and V. Rose. Corruption Begets Corruption In Developing Countries - How The Use Of Technology Could Change The Landscape, The Journal of Applied Business Research – November/December 2014.

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