D.P.S., Pace University (Computing Studies)
M.F.A., Brooklyn College (TV production)
B.A., Youngstown State University (Telecommunication)
Dr. Alex Alexandrou is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management. He received his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University, his master’s degree from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and his doctorate degree from Pace University.
Dr. Alexandrou has worked extensively in both business and academic environments. Since 2005, he has been teaching computer and health informatics and telehealth courses at Pace University and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).
Dr. Alexandrou has worked extensively in both business and academic environments. He has 18 years in Health Information Technology and Operations leadership experience, including software integration, biometric and access control systems, deploying virtualization by transitioned use of physical servers into virtualization technology, and 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. Dr. Alexandrou has conducted research studies on mobile device security in healthcare, Deep Fake videos, Cybercrime, and Biometric authentication.
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.