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About D. Cenk Erdil

D. Cenk Erdil, Ph.D. joined Sacred Heart University’s School of Computing in Fall 2017. Prior to SHU, Professor Erdil held academic positions at Columbia University Medical Center, Marist College, and Istanbul Bilgi University. His research interests include using Cloud Computing as Artificial Intelligence Infrastructures, Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet-of-Things, teaching coding to P-12 students, and Health Informatics.
At Sacred Heart University Professor Erdil is Director of Undergraduate CS Programs (CS/IT/GD), faculty mentor for Upsilon Pi Epsilon and the SHU IEEE/ACM Student Club.
He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal and conference publications in grid and cloud computing. He designed and implemented a cloud-based public health informatics infrastructure for Columbia University ICAP, and also designed a data dissemination module for PHIA Project.
He is a founding member of the School of Engineering at Istanbul Bilgi University, and was the chair of its Computer Engineering Department. In the past, he designed an adaptive resource-matching framework for large-scale, autonomous grid computing environments, using epidemic dissemination protocols. He is also the founding president of Engineers Without Borders International, Turkey branch.
At the industry, Dr. Erdil has worked in management and software engineering roles for more than a decade. He is a member of ACM, IEEE Computer Society, and Engineers Without Borders International, American Society for Engineering Education, and Association for Information Systems.


August 2017 - Present Assistant Professor, Sacred Heart University School of Computing

Curriculum Vitae


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  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Operating Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Cloud Computing


2000 - 2007 Ph.D., Binghamton University--SUNY ‐ Computer Science
1998 - 1999 M.Engr., The Pennsylvania State University ‐ Computer Science and Engineering
1993 - 1997 B.Sc., Marmara University ‐ Computer Engineering

Contact Information

Computer Science And Information Technology 
West Campus West Building WCW*W3B301 
College of Arts and Sciences 


Articles (peer-reviewed) (5)

Conference & Workshop Publications (3)