Felix Olowononi

Assistant Professor, Marymount University

Dr. Felix Olowononi is an Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia, USA. With a diverse background in Electrical Engineering, Communication Engineering, and Computer Science, his research is centered on addressing the challenges posed by the expanding attack surface resulting from the proliferation of IoT/CPS applications. Dr. Olowononi has been at the forefront of pioneering innovative methodologies to fortify the security and resilience of intelligent and network systems. Contributing significantly to various projects, he actively engaged with organizations such as the NSF, DHS, DoD, and industry leaders like Intel and Autodesk. Dr. Olowononi's commitment to advancing cybersecurity knowledge is evident through his fellowships with the Autodesk Robotics Research Laboratory, Army Research Laboratory, and the US Department of Defense (DoD) Center of Excellence in AI/ML at Howard University. This reflects his dedication to cutting-edge research in the dynamic field of cybersecurity. His diverse research interests encompass a wide spectrum, ranging from the Security of Connected Networks (IoT/CPS applications) to Wireless Communications Security, Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Software Defined Networks security, and the Security of communication protocols. Dr. Olowononi's professional journey extends beyond academia; he is an esteemed member of professional associations like the IEEE and ACM. In addition to his academic achievements, he has obtained certifications including CISSP, CompTIA CySA+, and Sec+, highlighting his commitment to maintaining the highest standards of expertise in cybersecurity.


  • Cybersecurity
  • CPS
  • IoT
  • SDN