John Chandler Hale

John Hale

Professor of Computer ScienceTandy Endowed Chair in Bioinformatics and Computational BiologyRayzor Hall 2150
918-631-2745
john-hale@utulsa.eduISec web pageIBCB web page

Dr. John Hale is a Professor of Computer Science and holds the Tandy Endowed Chair In Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Tulsa.  He is a founding member of the TU Institute of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (IBCB), and a faculty research scholar in the Institute for Information Security  (iSec).  His research has been funded by the US Air Force, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).  These projects include research in the fields of information assurance and bioinformatics.  He has testified before Congress on three separate occasions as an information security expert, and in 2004 was awarded a patent on technology he co-developed to thwart digital piracy on file sharing networks.  In 2000, Professor Hale earned a prestigious NSF CAREER award for his educational and research contributions to the field of information assurance.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Tulsa, 1997
  • M.S. in Computer Science, University of Tulsa, 1992
  • B.S. in Computer Science, University of Tulsa, 1990


Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Computer Architecture, Organization, and Assembler
  • Medical Informatics
  • Enterprise Security managment
  • Information System Security Engineering

Areas of Research Focus

  • Neuroinformatics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Cyber trust
  • Information Privacy
  • Security Engineering
  • Cyber-physical Systems Security
  • Attack Modeling
  • Applied Formal Methods

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Washington State University, 1997-1999

Courses Taught at TU

  • Computer Architecture, Organization, and Assembler (CS 2033)
  • Enterprise Security Management (CS 5463/7463)
  • Risk Management for Information Systems (CS 5193/7193)
  • Secure Electronic Commerce (CS 5403/7403)