Dr. Dave Dampier has been Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences at Marshall University since August 2020. In this role, he is responsible for supervision of four academic departments with 37 faculty offering 8 undergraduate degrees and 8 graduate degrees. Additionally, the college has a research portfolio of over $15 Million. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for Cyber Security (ICS), a university level center focusing on Research, Teaching and Outreach since October 2021. The ICS is responsible for research in cyber security and has a portfolio of over $7 Million. Prior to Marshall, Dr. Dampier served as Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security at U.T. San Antonio. Prior to that he served as Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and founding director of the Distributed Analytics and Security Institute at Mississippi State University. He has over 70 peer reviewed publications and nearly $60M in external funding. Before academia, he spent 20 years in the Army culminating his career as an Army Scientist. He has a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at El Paso, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School. His research and teaching interests are in Cyber Security, Digital Forensics and applications of Software Engineering.