• Professor of Practice, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Associate Department Head, Computer Science & Engineering
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Princeton University, 1996
  • B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Delaware, 1991

Research Interests

    • Computer security
    • Programming languages
    • Computer science education

Industry Experience

  • • Director of United States Air Force Academy Center for Cyberspace Research

Awards & Honors

  • Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award, 2016
  • SANS People Who Made a Difference in Security Award, 2014
  • ACM Distinguished Educator, 2009
  • Colorado Professor of the Year (CASE/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching), 2008
  • Arthur S. Flemming Award for Exceptional Federal Service, 2007

Selected Publications

  • “CARDINAL - Similarity Analysis to Defeat Malware Compiler Variations,” Luke T Jones, Andrew Sellers, and Martin Carlisle. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software (2016 MALCON), Fajardo Puerto Rico, October 2016
  • “IRONSIDES: DNS With No Single-Packet Denial of Service or Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities,” Martin Carlisle and Barry Fagin, Proceedings of IEEE GLOBECOM, December 2012. “The Glowworm Hash: Increased Speed and Security for BBC Unkeyed Jam Resistance,” Leemon Baird, Martin Carlisle, William Bahn, and E. Smith. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Military Communications Conference, October 2012.
  • “Using YouTube to Enhance Student Class Preparation in an Introductory Java Course,” Martin Carlisle. Proceedings of the 41st SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Milwaukee WI, March 2010.
  • “RAPTOR: A Visual Programming Environment for Teaching Algorithmic Problem Solving”,Martin Carlisle, Terry Wilson, Jeff Humphries and Steve Hadfield, Proceedings of the 36th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Saint Louis MO, February 2005.