Qingkai Ma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Professor Ma got his Ph.D degree in computer science fromthe University of Texas at Dallas and joined Utica College in 2004. Before that, he spent seven years at Nankai University, P.R. China, to get Bachelorís and Masterís degree in computer science.
Professor Ma has a broad research interest in security and information systems. His dissertation concentrates on the security and survivability study in distributed systems. He is currently working with some colleagues from UT Dallas on some bioinformatics research. The collaboration with Dr. Kendra Cooper on security software engineering is also underway.
Currently as an assistant professor of the ECI program, Professor Ma teaches computer and security classes for ECI and Cybersecurity major undergraduates. Courses taught include Information Security, Computer Hardware and Peripherals, Computer forensics, etc.