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Nelson Velez

Title: Senior Lecturer

Phone: 617.287.7852


Department: Management Science & Info Sys

Areas of Expertise

Networking, Information Security, IT Project Management

Additional Information


Twenty years of industry experience in the telecommunications, private, and public sectors. Held a variety of technical and managerial positions. Industry  Certifications from Cisco Systems, EMC/DELL, and CompTIA.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Computers and Information Systems, Managerial Decision Making, Managerial Statistics, Project Management, Computer Forensics, Relational Databases, and Web Fluency

Research Interests

 Information Security and Social Change, Project Management time estimates and cost relationship