Alex Alexandrou

Alex Alexandrou

Assistant Professor
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DPS in Computing Studies, Pace University

MFA in TV production, Brooklyn College

BA in Telecommunication, Youngstown State University


Dr. Alex Alexandrou is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management.  He received his doctoral degree in computing studies from Pace University.  Since 2005, he has been teaching computer and health informatics and telehealth courses at Pace University and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).  He has also produced and directed twelve episodes of a PBS talk show broadcasted on WNET, WNYC and CUNY-TV.

Dr. Alexandrou has worked extensively in both business and academic environments.  He has over 18 years of professional experience in healthcare IT, including software integration, biometric and access control systems, deploying virtualization by transitioned use of physical servers into virtualization technology, realigning IT architecture with cloud-based networks and security platforms/technologies. 

In addition, he has worked extensively with Agile/Scrum methodologies used for managing projects and software development and ensuring compliance with legal regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECK) Act.

Academically, he has conducted research studies on biometric authentication, electronic medical records, and mobile devices security and perception in the healthcare environment. 

His current research interests include mobile forensics investigation, mobile devices vulnerabilities and threats, wireless networking and wireless vulnerabilities and exploits, security and privacy.  

In addition, he served as a volunteer instructor in technology courses that prepare incarcerated women for employment.  Dr. Alexandrou has served as a sergeant in the Hellenic Army.