Dr. John Piorkowski

Program Vice Chair Computer Science
Program Vice Chair Cybersecurity
Program Vice Chair Information Systems Engineering

Current Courses

Personal Bio

John Piorkowski serves as the Chief Engineer and Applied Information Sciences Branch Lead within the Asymmetric Operations Sector at the Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory. In addition, he serves as the Vice Chair for Strategy within the Engineering for Professionals Computer Science/Cyber Security/ Information Systems Engineering Programs.

During his 30 year career, John has led number efforts in the areas of communications, networking, software systems, and data analytics. More recently he has been focused on applications of data analytics and social media analytics.

John received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, a Post-Masters Certificate in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University with a concentration in Telecommunications, and a PhD  in Information Systems from The University of Maryland Baltimore County.

His hobbies include cycling, running, and swimming.

Education History

  • PhD Information Systems Information Systems, University of Maryland/ Baltimore County

Work Experience

Principal Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory