Sal Aurigemma

Sal Aurigemma

Assistant Professor of MISHelmerich Hall 313-C

Assistant Professor Sal Aurigemma teaches Telecommunications, Information Security, and Business Programming Concepts for the Collins College of Business School of Accounting and Management Information Systems.  A Navy veteran of 20+ years and with over a decade of experience in the Information Technology field, he served as an adjunct faculty instructor at the University of Hawaii's Shidler College of Business and Chaminade University prior to joining the TU faculty.  He has published in Decision Support Systems, the Journal of End User Computing, and the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D., Communication and Information Sciences, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, May 2013
  • M.S., Information Systems, Hawaii Pacific University, December 2001
  • B.S., Nuclear Engineering, University of Florida, May 1992

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Telecommunications
  • Information security
  • Information systems analysis

Areas of Research Focus

  • Organizational implementation of information security policies
  • Employee/user understanding of and compliance with information security policies
  • Online privacy, trust, and security-related issues

Previous Teaching Experience

  • August 2013-Present: Assistant Professor of MIS, University of Tulsa.  Responsible for research and teaching MIS courses to include Telecommunications (MIS 3043), Beginning Programming Concepts 1 (MIS 2013), and Information Systems Security (MIS 4073/6073).
  • August 2011-May 2013:  Instructor, University of Hawaii's Shidler College of Business.  Courses taught include Networking (ITM 431), Information Security (ITM 433) and Information Systems for the Global Business Environment (BUS 311).
  • August 2012-May 2013:  Instructor Chaminade University Computer Science Department.  Courses taught include Network Security (CS 470) and Human Computer Interaction (CS 374).

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • 2002-2013:  Computer Engineer, Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific (SSC PAC).  Developed and implemented technical architectures and procedural guidance for the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet's geo-spatial situational awareness tools.  Project management of several multi-million dollar technology implementation projects and upgrades to include secure LAN and WAN network transport involving mixed terrestrial and satellite based networks, application migration from legacy to current database technologies, and system virtualization.
  • 1992-2014:  Information Dominance Corps Naval Reserve Officer, Retired.  Over twenty years of experience in the U.S. Navy as a submarine and intelligence officer.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Information Systems