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Cybersecurity Symposium


R. Corby Hovis, Ph.D.
Program Director, Research Experiences for Undergraduates
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Corby Hovis is a program director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia, where he oversees the NSF-wide Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program and co-manages several grant programs in NSF's Directorate for Education and Human Resources, including the Federal Cyber Service: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program, which provides scholarships and supports other activities to build strong educational programs in cybersecurity at colleges and universities. Dr. Hovis has also led the efforts within NSF's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program to grow cybersecurity courses and curricula at community colleges around the nation.

Before coming to NSF in 1997, Dr. Hovis served on the faculty of Valparaiso University and, at the same time, as science editor at Encyclopædia Britannica in Chicago. He earned his graduate degrees (Ph.D., M.S., M.A.) from Cornell University and his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University.

From September 2009 through August 2010, Dr. Hovis was an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow in the Office of the President at The Ohio State University.

Cybersecurity Symposium 2012

Strengthening Cybersecurity in Rhode Island

For more information about this event, please contact:

Dr. Lisa DiPippo
Dept of Computer Science and Statistics
9 Greenhouse Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-874-2701