Jason Lewis


Instructor I

ENB 343D | 813-974-3032 |




Dr. Jason Lewis is a 2007 graduate of Clemson University's PhD in Computer Science program. After graduation, he entered law enforcement, first in Atlanta, Georgia and then Denver, Colorado. While in Denver, Dr. Lewis served on the Colorado Electronic Crimes Task Force, which was hosted by the United States Secret Service. After medically retiring from law enforcement in 2013, Dr. Lewis returned to academia at the University of Colorado Denver, where he designed their first digital forensics certificate program. In 2015, Dr. Lewis moved to the United States Virgin Islands where he took an appointment with the University of the Virgin Islands' Department of Computer & Computational Sciences program as an assistant professor. During Dr. Lewis' three years at the University of the Virgin Islands, he ushered in the University's first degree in Cybersecurity and designed the five foundational courses. In August of 2018, Dr. Lewis joined the faculty of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, Florida. 

Research Interests

Dr. Lewis' research interest lie in the fields cybersecurity and cybersecurity education. For example, he has conducted research into the security of various smart home devices, the effectiveness of Raspberry Pi based honeypots.

Teaching Interests

Cybersecurity; data structures; computer programming


PhD in Computer Science, Clemson University (2007)

MS in Mathematical Sciences, East Tennessee State University (2004)

BS in Mathematical Sciences, East Tennessee State University (2002)

Key Activities

Program Committee, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Digital & Multimedia Forensics Section (2017, 2018, 2019)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Forensic Sciences
Association for Computing Machinery
Association of Digital Forensics, Security, and Law
Council of Forensic Science Educators
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE Communications Society