Stan Mierzwa

Stan is widely recognized as a leader in the field of digital health technology and Cybersecurity, particularly innovations that are both relevant and usable in low-resource settings. Stan is currently the Director, Center for Cybersecurity at Kean University, where he also lectures in Foundations in Cybersecurity, Cyber Policy, Digital Crime and Terrorism, and Cybersecurity Risk Management. Previously, Stan worked at the State of New York, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Police as the Lead Application Security. Prior to the MTA, Stan was the Director of Information Technology at the Population Council. Under his leadership, the Population Council’s proprietary, award-winning audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) survey software he developed has been successfully used in field- and clinic-based NIH sponsored public health research.

Stan has over 15 published research publications, is a peer reviewer for the Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, and a member of several associations, including the FBI Infragard, IEEE and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He holds an MS in Management of Information Systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is currently enrolled in a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Information Technology in Cybersecurity.