Michael Nizich holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from Dowling College, a master's degree in Technology Systems Management from Stony Brook University and a Ph.D. in Information Studies from Long Island University. He is a 24-year IT professional and has worked in several industries including aviation, education, law enforcement and security. Nizich has held IT leadership positions at both the management and executive levels and has extensive experience successfully designing and implementing new technologies to create more efficient and secure work environments. He also has eight years of teaching experience at higher education institutions in both computer science and computer information systems and regularly instructs on network and infrastructure security and database security.


  • "Towards a New Model of Information Validation: Modeling the Information Validation Process of Police Investigators," Doctoral Dissertation, September 2015
  • "Can the Future of Digital Storage Be Found in DNA?" CIO Review, January, 2015
  • "Determining the Usage Patterns of an Electronic Records Management System by a Police Agency," 40th Annual Conference Northeast Business & Economics Association, 2012
  • "Improving the Search Performance of a Police Records Management System," The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society. Volume 6, Issue 2, pp.211-220. 2010

Courses I Teach/Have Taught at NYIT

  • CSCI 260 Data Structures
  • CSCI 760 Database Systems

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