2013 Academic Leadership of the Year
Dr. Glenn Dietrich is a College of Business Professor in the Information Systems department and Co-Chair of the Texas Sustainability Energy Research Institute Faculty Advisory Council. Dr. Glenn Dietrich received his Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. He started the information assurance (IA) program in the College of Business developing an undergraduate degree in IA as well as a concentration at the master's level. He has also been responsible for developing minors in information assurance, technology management, digital forensics and data center and network management. The curriculum now includes 20 classes related to cyber security. He founded and was the first director of the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS).
Dr. Dietrich's research interests include intrusion detection and security on the smart grid and data correlation and visualization. He has published in leading journals such as Decision Support Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), MISQ Executive, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Prior to joining UTSA, he worked in private industry building information systems for the government. Dr. Dietrich is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Research Interests: Information Assurance, Cyber Physical Systems Security and Privacy, Technology Management and Innovation