Dr. Paul W. Oman

Professor and Past-Chair of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 83843

Contacts: Ph: 208-885-6899, Fax: 208-885-9052, Email: oman@uidaho.edu

Office JEB 233; Office Hours

Link to my Curriculum Vita



Fall Classes:

-       CS 400/501, Scholarship for Service  (Thurs. 3:30-4:20, JEB 326)

-       CS 536, Advanced IA  (TuTh 2:00-3:15, JEB 326)

-       CS 480, Senior Design I  (TuTh 3:30-4:45, JEB 324)


Spring Classes:

-       CS 400/501, Scholarship for Service   (Thurs. 3:30-4:20, JEB 326)

-       ECE 444/544, Control Systems & Critical Infrastructures  (TuTh 12:30-1:45, JEB 21)


Administrative Postings:

-       Senior Research Engineer, Schweitzer Engineering Labs, Pullman, WA, 2000-02

-       Chair, Department of Computer Science, University of Idaho, 1997-2000

-       Hewlett-Packard Engineering Chair, University of Idaho, 1993-2000

-       Director, Software Engineering Test Lab, University of Idaho, 1990-2000



-       Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

-       Member, IEEE Computer Society

-       Member, Association for Computing Machinery (1982-2005)

-       Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


Current Research & Instructional Projects:

-       Scholarship for Service (SFS, aka CyberCorps), National Science Foundation, $3,441,271, funded 2002-2012.  This grant provides full-ride scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students specializing in Information Assurance (IA).  For more information see the SFS web page or download the presentation entitled UofI_SFS_is_World_Class_IA.


-       RADICL: a Reconfigurable Attack-Defend Instructional Computing Laboratory, National Science Foundation, $120,941, funded 2004-2008.  This grant funded a student initiative to build a rapidly reconfigurable air-gapped network of computers for SFS attack-defend exercises and experiments.  For more information see the RADICL web page.


-       Wind River Proof System Tools for SKPP Certification, Wind River Corporation, $415,000, 2008-2012.  This project defines proof system tools for SKPP certification of a real-time partitioning kernel.  For more information see the MILS web page.


-        Next Generation Telecommunication Technology, Idaho National Laboratory, $14,964, 2008-2009.  This project looks at the evolution of telecommunication technologies and standards.