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Denny Bobeldyk

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Denny Bobeldyk, Assistant Professor
Information Assurance, Faculty
College of Technology
Ph D from Michigan State University, 2018
MS from Grand Valley State University, 2004
Grand Rapids Campus
616-698-7111

Denny Bobeldyk serves as an Assistant Professor for the College of Technology. He is actively involved in developing and teaching courses for the growing Computer Science program.

Professor Bobeldyk spent time as a road warrior for 3 years traveling across the country teaching Network and Network Security courses as a Cisco Certified Instructor (CCSI #20292). He then accepted a job at a local Cisco reseller in hopes of building their networking profile, and he and his team were able to sell over $4 million worth of Cisco equipment and services in the first 18 months of his employment. This mark was up from the $100,000 that they had sold in the previous 5 years. After growing his own successful consulting company, Professor Bobeldyk accepted a position at Davenport University where his passion for Computer Science has grown. Professor Bobeldyk also has an avid interest in sports, playing volleyball at the collegiate level, as well as playing on a semi-pro beach volleyball tour for 8 years. He has recently transitioned his love for playing sports into coaching baseball, basketball and women’s volleyball.

Professor Bobeldyk is a Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert Emeritus (CCIE #5509). He graduated from Calvin College with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and later from Grand Valley State University with a Master’s degree. In 2013 he was accepted into the highly competitive Computer Science program at Michigan State University and is currently studying under Dr. Arun Ross in the iProbe Research Lab.

A presenter at the 15th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG) located in Darmstadt, Germany. Professor Bobeldyk’s paper was selected for the peer reviewed conference where he will present his research later this year.