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.
Previously he was an assistant professor of computer science at The Sage Colleges, where he was selected to receive the faculty of the year award for Excellence in Teaching and Academic Advising in 2013. He was also a visiting assistant professor at the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, where he received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011 and 2016. 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, Kennesaw State University, Syracuse University, The University of Oklahoma, and Siena College. He had also served as an IT consultant for a number of organizations in New York.
Dawit has published and presented in major journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include use/adoption/impact of IT, e-Gov, Analytics and data science. He is a constant reviewer for several journals and international conferences in the information systems and computer science discipline.