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Engagement opportunities

The Cybersecurity Institute is the entry point for all parties interested in engaging with Drexel University on all matters relating to cybersecurity.

Potential Students

If you are a potential student interested in Drexel cybersecurity educational programs, it is best to contact the appropriate program representative listed below.

Current Students

If you are a current student interested in learning more about cybersecurity in a fun and friendly environment, please consider joining the Drexel CyberDragons.

Donate to the Institute

If you are interested in donating to the ILACI Institute, click here.

Ph.D. Student/Post-Doc/Faculty

If you are a potential Ph.D. student, post-doctoral scholar, or a faculty member interested in potential collaboration, please see the list of faculty affiliates, current doctoral students, and recent doctoral graduates. Feel free to directly contact the faculty members working in your area of interest. If you are unsure, please contact Steven Weber, Institute director.


If you represent a company or organization interested in engaging with Drexel University in a cybersecurity-related capacity, please contact Steven Weber, Institute director. This engagement may include, but is certainly not restricted to the following:

  • Education/Training: customized, online, and/or on-site cybersecurity education (including webinars, short courses, training, and certificates);
  • Research/Consulting: faculty expertise in cybersecurity research (including sponsored research, development, and consulting);
  • Event: hosting, sponsoring, or co-sponsoring a cybersecurity-related event (including lectures, symposia, meetings, and conferences).

Any and all

Drexel is proud to host the monthly meetings of the Philly Security Shell, organized by Leo Serrano and Chris Rossi. These meetings are held on campus on the third Thursday of each month, and are open to all who are interested. Please see the meetup schedule for details:


If you are a member of the media interested in speaking with one of our faculty on a cybersecurity-related story, please contact Britt Faulstick, University Communications. For all other inquiries, please contact Steven Weber, Institute director. Our News page has our most recent news features.