Mike Kurdziel is a Principal Fellow and Engineering Director for the Chief Engineering Systems and Technology (CEST) Group for the Communication Systems segment – Tactical Communications sector of L3Harris Technologies. He is recognized as a published industry authority in the Type 3 and Type 4 Information Assurance field and various Cyber Security technologies. Dr. Kurdziel has been a member of L3Harris Technologies’ Communication Systems Segment technical staff since 1992. He holds Bachelor of Science (1986), Master of Science (1988) and Doctor of Philosophy (2001) Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He holds seventeen patents and has authored/coauthored over 30 publications all dealing with military communications applications. He has been a licensed “Professional Engineer” (License No. 069432) in the State of New York since 1992 and is PMP certified by the Professional Management Institute (PMI).
Dr. Kurdziel is serving as the IEEE MILCOM 2021 Technical Program Vice-Chair. He also serves on the Rochester Engineering Society Board of Directors and Executive Committee, the RIT Computer Engineering Department Industrial Advisory Board, the RIT Computer Science Department Industrial Advisory Board and the State University of New York at Buffalo Department of Computer Science and Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board.
Lastly, Mike proudly serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY where he teaches Introduction to Cryptography and Applied Cryptography courses.