Computing and Technology - Faculty/Staff


Dr. Muhammad Javed, Associate Professor

Dr. Muhammad Javed, Associate Professor

Department of Computing and Technology
Office: Howell Hall, Room 104C
Phone: (580) 581-2335
Web Page

  • Ph.D., M.S., University Of Oklahoma [Computer Science]
  • M.B.A., Oklahoma City University
  • B.S., University Of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan [Civil Engineering]


Dr. Mike Estep, Chair

Dr. Mike Estep, Professor

Office: Howell Hall, Room 212A
Phone: (580) 581-2846
Web Page

  • Postdoctoral Study, Nova Southeastern University [Information Systems]
  • Ph.D., Ed.S., Nova Southeastern University [Computing Technology in Education]
  • M.S., Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis [Music Technology]
  • M.T., B.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University [Computer Science, Music Education]
  • Journal of Information Systems Education, Editorial Board Member
  • Association for Computing Machinery, Senior Member
  • Audio Engineering Society, Full Member
Dr. Abbas Johari, Professor

Dr. Abbas Johari, Professor

Office: Howell Hall, 216E
Phone: (580) 581-2540
Web Page

  • Ph.D., Arizona State University [Curriculum & Instruction -Educational Technology]
  • M.T., Arizona State University [Computer Engineering Technology]
  • B.S., Metro State University [Computer Engineering Technology]
  • Association of Educational Communications and Technology, Board of Directors Member, Professional Ethics Committee Director
  • Educational Technology Research and Development Journal, Past Department Editor

Dr. Chao Zhao, Associate Professor

Dr. Chao Zhao, Professor

Office: Howell Hall, 104D
Phone: (580) 581-2907
Web Page

  • Postdoctoral Study, University Of Oklahoma [Computer Science]
  • Ed.D., M.S., Texas A&M University, Commerce [Biology, Computer Science]
  • B.S., Liaoning Normal University, China [Biology]

Associate Professors

Dr. Jawad Drissi, Assistant Professor

Dr. Jawad Drissi, Associate Professor

Office: Howell Hall, 212B
Phone: (580) 581-7935

  • Ph.D., M.S., University Of Montreal, Canada [Computer Science]
  • M.S., University of Grenoble, France [Mathematics]
Mr. Feridoon Moinian, Associate Professor

Mr. Feridoon Moinian, Associate Professor

Office: Howell Hall, 203C
Phone: (580) 581-2489
Web Page

  • M.S. University Of Oklahoma [Computer Science]
  • B.A., I.I.A.A., Tehran [Cost Accounting]


Mrs. Teresa Hickerson, Instructor

Mrs. Teresa Hickerson, Instructor

Office: Howell Hall, 212C
Phone: (580) 591-8094

  • M.B.A., Southwestern Oklahoma State University
  • B.S., Cameron University [Computer Science]
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), Regional President
  • AITP Past National President
  • Two Lifetime AITP Awards
  • AITP-EDSIG Distinguished Fellow
Mr. David Smith, Instructor

Mr. David Smith, Instructor

Office: Howell Hall, 104E
Phone: (580) 581-2850
Web Page

  • M.S., University Of Southern California [Information Systems]
  • B.S., University Of Arizona [Biology]

Mr. Harry W. Kimberling

Office: Howell Hall, 203D
Phone: (580) 581-7934

  • M.S.; B.S.; A.S. Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • Certified Ethical Hacker - CEH
  • Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator - CHFI
  • Certified Network Defense Architect - CNDA
  • Microsoft Certified Professional - MCP
  • Information Systems Analyst - ISA
  • Security + CE Certified


Mr. Walter Lentz

Phone: (580) 581-2335

  • M.S., Oklahoma State University, Technical Education, School of Occupational and Adult Education
  • B.S., Oklahoma State University Mechanical Design, School of Engineering Technology
Ms. Elizabeth Mattson, Instructor

Mrs. Elizabeth Mattson

Phone: (580) 581-2335


  • M.I.M., Washington University, St. Louis [Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence]
  • B.A., Mills College, Oakland [Computer Science]


Mrs. Rachel Redus, Administrative Assistant

Rachel Redus, Administrative Assistant

Office: Howell Hall 104
Phone: (580) 581-2335
Fax: (580) 581-2333


Contact Information

Howell Hall, Room 104
2800 W. Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505



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