Dawit Demissie received a Ph.D. in Informatics from the College of Computing & Information, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY). He earned an M.S. in Telecommunications & Network Management from Syracuse University and a B.A. in Computer/Information Science from the State University of New York at Oswego.
Dawit is currently an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Computer Science program at the Sage Colleges. Previously, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Computing & Information, University at Albany, State University of New York, receiving the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011. Dawit has also served as a Lecturer/Instructor at the State University of New York at Oswego, Hudson Valley Community College, Bryant & Stratton College and Syracuse University. He has also been a software test engineer and a system consultant at various organizations in New York.
Dawit has published and presented in major journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include use/adoption/impact of information & communication technologies (ICTs), health informatics, e-government, and social & mobile computing. He has several articles under review. He is a constant reviewer for a number of international conferences in the information systems and information/computer science discipline.