Dawit Demissie received a Ph.D., in Informatics from the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 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 Science from the State University of New York at Oswego.
Currently Dawit is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, receiving the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011, 2016 and an Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassadors Award in 2018. Dawit has also served as a Lecturer/Instructor/Course Developer at the State University of New York at Oswego, Hudson Valley Community College, Excelsior College, The Sage Colleges, Syracuse University, The University of Oklahoma and Siena College. He has also been a software engineer and a systems 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 is a constant reviewer for several international conferences in the information systems and information/computer science discipline.