Lance Fiondella, PhD
Electrical and Computer Engineering
PhD, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2012
M.S., Computer Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2003
B.S., Computer Science, Eastern Connecticut State University, 1999
Lance Fiondella joined the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as an assistant professor in 2013. Since fall 2019, he is an associate professor and serves as the Founding Director of the UMass Dartmouth Cybersecurity Center, A NSA/DHS designated Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense (CD) Research. He conducts research in the areas of system and software reliability engineering and has published over 140 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers on these topics.
During summer 2014, he was a Visiting Researcher at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. In 2016, he was an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Summer Faculty Fellow in the Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) Division at the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in Patuxent River, Maryland.
His research has been funded by the Department of Homeland Security, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Army Research Laboratory, Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Air Force, and National Science Foundation, including a CAREER Award.