Cyber Engineering
Louisiana Tech University
Nethken Hall, Room 239
Box 10348
Ruston, LA 71272
Phone: (318) 257-2940
Fax: (318) 257-4922
E-Mail: atkison at latech dot edu


Director of DCSL (Digital Forensics and Control Systems Security Lab) (2010 - present)

Member of CSC - LaTech (Center for Secure Cyberspace) (2009 - present)

CISSP (44455), member since February 03.

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Courses Taught:

Louisiana Tech University
Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime
Access Control Logic and Covert Channels
Wireless and Mobile Security
Computer Networks
Advanced Computer Networks
Data Mining and Machine Learning in Cyber Security
Data Structures
Systems Programming

Introduction to Cyber Security
Introduction to Digital Forensics
Introduction to Computer Networks

Mississippi State University
Data Structures and Analysis of Algorithms
Computer Programming with C


Current Students
Luke Hebert
Meghan Ford
Sean Semple
Stanislav Ponomarev

Former Students
Nathan Wallace
James Poore
Christian Dean
Jordan Lafont
Rodney Chism
Robert Plummer
Jan Durand
Juan Flores
Joshua Hammons


Dr. Travis Atkison

Program Chair of Cyber Engineering

Assistant Professor

Cyber Engineering, Computer Science

Research Interests

  • Computer Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Control System Security
  • Software Assurance
  • Software Engineering
  • Network Security
  • Threat Avoidance
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • Information Retrieval

Academic Degrees


  • Recipient of the James Worth Bagley PhD Fellowship
  • Recipient of the Joseph Barrier Graduate Fellowship
  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon, National Honor Society
    • President, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Alabama's Engineering Science and Mechanics Role of Honor

Research Projects | Resume/CV | List of Publications