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Network Science Center : LTC Michael Lanham

LTC Michael Lanham

is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Michael is also an Academy Professor and Director of the Cyber Research Center (CRC). He earned PhD from Carnegie Mellon University under Dr. Kathleen M. Carley at the Center for Computation Analysis for Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS) in the School of Computer Science and the Institute of Software Research. LTC Lanham is an Infantry officer who served with 3rd ID(Mech) in Germany and with the 101st ABN DIV(AASLT). He earned is BS degrees from North Carolina State University in Computer Engineering and Computer Science and his MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida. Michael served as a Functional Area 53 Information Systems Management officer before becoming an Academy Professor. He has taught Computer Science and Information Technology at University of Florida and the US Military Academy. He has served as a Branch Chief in US Strategic Command's System Certification (J65) Division, a Technical Manager (J35) and Deputy CIO at the Joint Functional Component Command Integrated Missile Defense, a CNO planner at JFCC Network Warfare, the Information Assurance Program Manager at United States Army Central, and an operations planner at Army Forces Cyber and Army Strategic Command. His current research interests are focused on expanding his work on organizational resilience to cyber attacks from his dissertation entitled, "Rapid Mission Assurance Modeling via Socio-technical Modeling and Simulation."