James A Davis

  • Vice Provost/Chief Information Officer

Main Office

2680 Bdshr
Ames, IA 50011-2031
Phone: 515-294-0323
Fax: 515-294-6191


Ph.D., Computer Science, Iowa State University (1984)

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University (1982)

B.S., Computer Science, Iowa State University (1975)

Interest Areas

Enterprise information security strategies, risk management, computer security education

Core Research Area: Secure and reliable computing

Strategic Area: Cyber infrastructure

Selected Publications

  • Yasinsac, A., and J. A. Davis. 2004. "Modeling protocols for secure group communication in ad hoc networks." In Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Ed. B. Christianson, B. Crispo, J. Malcolm, M. Row, 243. Springer-Verlag.
  • Jacobson, D., and J. A. Davis. 2004. "Computer security faculty development workshop." In Proceedings of the 2004 Frontiers in Education . 20-23 October, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Davis, J. A., and M. Dark. 2003. "Teaching students to design secure systems." IEEE Security & Privacy 1 (2, March).
  • Davis, J. A., and M. Dark. 2003. "Defining a curriculum framework in information assurance and security." In Proceedings of the 2003 ASEE Annual Conference . 22-25 June, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Holeman, S., G. Manimaran, J. A. Davis, and A. Chakrabarti. 2002. "Differentially secure multicasting and its implementation methods." Computers & Security 21 (8, November): 736-49.