Picture of Dr. George Markowsky

  • Professor of Computer Science
  • Ph.D. 1973 Harvard University, Mathematics
  • M.A. 1969 Harvard University, Mathematics
  • B.A. 1968 Columbia University, Mathematics

Office: 323 Computer Science Building
Phone: 1-573-341-6138

George Markowsky spent ten years at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center where he served as Research Staff Member, Technical Assistant to the Director of the Computer Science Department, and Manager of Special Projects.

At the University of Maine, he was the founding Chair of the Computer Science Department. He served multiple terms as Chair of the Computer Science Department and two years as the Chair of the Mathematics and Statistics Department. He also served as the Dean of the  American-Ukrainian Faculty at Ternopil National Economic University in Ukraine. He has been a Visiting Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lally School of Management and Technology and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Computing Security at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He also served as the Associate Director of the School of Computing and Information Science at the University of Maine.

He served for one year as Chair of the Computer Science Department at S&T, where he is currently Professor of Computer Science. George Markowsky has published over 120 journal papers, book chapter, book reviews and conference papers on various aspects of Computer Science and Mathematics. He has written or edited 15 books and reports on various aspects of computing. He also holds a patent in the area of Universal Hashing.

His interests range from pure mathematics to the application of mathematics and computer science to biological problems. He has also built voice controlled and enhanced keyboard terminals for use by paralyzed individuals. He is very active in homeland security and is the director of the Missouri S&T Cyber Society Lab which focuses on the relationship between computing and society.