Thomas A. Mitchell

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Full Time Lecturer III

Technology and Professional Services Management

8 Roosevelt Hall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D., Technology
  • MLS, Information Security
  • BS, Technology Management

Professional Summary

Forty years' experience with Main Frames and server computers, managing complex IT projects while consistently exceeding customer expectations for project planning at sites located around the world. Experience in delivering outstanding project and resource management, controlling inventory, billings, contracts, service renewals, and service upgrades. Demonstrated effective management and leaderships skills, with a track record of mentoring and developing staff comprised of a variety of professional skills and backgrounds to support system development, system integration and service. Managed and coordinated 24/7 mission-critical customer service and problem resolution. Consistently exceeding all requirements and achieving many awards.

Interests and Expertise

Interested in research and application of technology as it applies toward education. Specifically, how the Internet keeps changing how we learn, work and play, and how to keep it, our data and our students safe while working in a highly volatile global society.

Courses Taught

  • IA210: Concepts of Network and Bus Technology
  • IA103: Intro to Information Assurance and Information Security
  • IA215: System support and troubleshoot
  • INDT 602: Contemporary Issues in Technology
  • INDT 150: Understanding Technology
  • NITA 422: End-User Systems: Planning and Design
  • STS201: Microcomputer Application in Technology
  • STS 224: Solving Quantitative Problem in Technology
  • TM130: Introduction to Technology Management
  • TM311: Information Management
  • TM402: Technology Project Management Information

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • PMI Project Management Institute (National)
  • PMI Project Management Institute / Michigan Huron Valley Chapter
  • InfraGard: InfraGard is an association of businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to sharing information and intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States. InfraGard Chapters are geographically linked with FBI Field Office territories.
  • HASTAC ("haystack") is a network of individuals and institutions inspired by the possibilities that new technologies offer us for shaping how we learn, teach, communicate, create, and organize our local and global communities.
  • Member of Android Developers group
  • Ann Arbor Virtualization Users Group