William E. Ayen, Ph.D.

UCCS College of Business Senior Instructor of Information Systems, William E. Ayen, Ph.D.

William E. Ayen, Ph.D.

Senior Instructor of Information Systems


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Ohio State University, 1984
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Missouri, Rolla, 1972
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, 1967


University of Colorado Colorado Springs

  • Senior Instructor, Information Systems, 2005-present
  • Director of Extended Studies and Senior Instructor of Information Systems, 2001-2002
  • Director, Office of External Programs, and Senior Instructor, Computer Science, College of Engineering, 1999-2001

Professional Experience

  • Special Assistant to Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2006
  • Director, Space Education Consortium, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2006
  • Director, Network Information and Space Security Center (NISSC), University of Colorado Springs Colorado, 2005
  • Vice President for Client services, SSDS, Inc., 1999
  • Chancellor, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Dean of Computer Science, Colorado Technical University, 1997
  • Associate Dean of Resources and Associate Professor of Computer Science, United States Air Force Academy, 1991
  • Air Force Officer (retired Colonel), 1991


  • Management Information Systems
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Network Security
  • Risk Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Church Leadership

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