PH.D. / ADJUNCT FACULTY
Dr. Cook’s love for computers started in 1986 by attending night programming courses while living in El Paso, Texas. Learning how to program in RPGI, RPGII, Fortran, and tinkering with the IBM 360 systems led to a lifelong passion in Electronics and Information Systems. Dr. Cook joined the United States Air Force and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology from East Carolina University. After leaving the service and relocating to San Diego, California, Dr. Cook earned a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from National University. Immerse in the industry, after 10 years of employment as Chief Information Officer for a large manufacturing company in San Diego, Dr. Cook successfully completed a Ph.D. in Information Technology from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Cook has been involved in academic endeavors for the past 16 years teaching many Information Technology and Electronics courses in the San Diego area. Nowadays, Dr. Cook spends his time between family, a full time IT job, consulting, teaching, and he still tinkers with robotics and numerical machines eager to pass some of that passion to new generations. Professor Cook is a Part-Time Adjunct Faculty at the San Diego Campus.