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Assistant Professor

COL Andrew O. Hall is the Director of the Army Cyber Institute.  He studied Computer Science at West Point, Applied Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School, and Operations Research at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.  He has served on the Army Staff, Joint Staff, and MNC-I/XVIIIth ABC Staff deployed to Iraq.  He is a Cyber officer and was instrumental in creating the Army's newest branch.
Assistant Professor

MSG(P) Jeffrey Morris is an Army Senior Cyber Operations NCO and currently serves as the Sergeant Major in the Army Cyber Institute and Assistant Professor at West Point. He is a GCIH and holds a Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University, a Master’s Degree in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University, and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. His research interests included quantum cryptography, modeling and simulation, and systems engineering.

Assistant Professor

COL Dan Bennett is a Cyber Officer who directs Cyber Operations.  He is a former Network Engineer and Signal Officer with a PhD in Electrical Engineering.  His most recent operational experience was as Director of the Joint Network Operations and Security Center for Combined Joint Task Force - 101 in Afghanistan for 15 months with the 101st Airborne Division.  His primary interests and publications are in the area of Wireless Communications and Digital Signal Processing and Networking and Cyber related applications.

Professor of Computer and Cyber Science

Dr. Edward Sobiesk serves as the Chief of the Education for the Army Cyber Institute and is a Professor of Computer and Cyber Science in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Dr. Sobiesk spent 28 years in the U.S. Army, retiring as a colonel. He has almost two decades of experience as an educator, leader, and practitioner within the Cyber Domain. Dr. Sobiesk has taught 17 different computer science and information technology courses and has directed three different computing programs at West Point; he has run a 200 person computer support directorate; and he has over 30 invited or refereed academic publications. Dr. Sobiesk holds a Ph.D. in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Minnesota. His research interests include online privacy and usable security, computer science & information technology education, and emerging technologies.



COL Vega is a Cyber Officer, Senior Army Aviator and the Director of Outreach for the ACI. He has served in multiple leadership roles in the Army; Commander (CEO), CIO - Logistics for US Army Forces in South Korea, and multiple roles with the XVIII Airborne Corps (CISO, CTO), culminating as the Chief of Cyber Operations in the emerging cyber discipline and domain. COL Vega earned BA and MS. He also completed the resident portion of a PhD (ABD) from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.



Assistant Professor

COL Jon Brickey currently serves as the ACI Partner Relations Director for the National Capital Region. Commissioned through the United States Military Academy in 1991, he has served in Army/Joint tactical and operational positions in the United States, Europe, and Southwest Asia, and has held several leadership positions in Cyber-related programs.  Colonel Brickey is a CISSP and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Systems from the University of Colorado.