In Memoriam

Glenn Dietrich

May 16, 2024

It is with deep sorrow and a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of our esteemed colleague and dear friend, Professor Glenn Dietrich, who passed away this past Thursday, May 16th. Glenn was a kind and caring person who will be remembered for devoting many years to the CAE Community.

Glenn Dietrich was a dedicated professor at the University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA), since August 2012. His academic journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri in 1978, followed by a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990.

Throughout his distinguished career, Glenn held numerous key positions, including:

  • Professor at UTSA (August 2012 - Present)
  • Director of The Center for Education and Research in Information and Infrastructure Security (August 2012 - 2015)
  • Interim Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security (October 2012 - 2013)
  • Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Technology Management (August 2001 - August 2011)
  • Founding Director of the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (January 2001 - August 2003)
  • Associate Professor (September 1997 - August 2012)

Glenn's contributions to the fields of Information Systems and Cybersecurity were monumental. His leadership, vision, and commitment to advancing education and research in information security have left an enduring mark on UTSA and the CAE-C Community.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Glenn was a cherished friend and mentor. His kindness, wisdom, and unwavering support touched the lives of many. He was known for his warm smile, his readiness to lend a helping hand, and his passion for guiding students and colleagues alike.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to Glenn's family, friends, and all who were fortunate to know him. Let us honor his memory by continuing the work he was so passionate about and by supporting one another through this difficult time.

Source: CAE in Cybersecurity Community National Center Newsletter of May 23, 2024