Robert T. “Bob” Uda, Ph.D.
Cell phone: 760-***-****
Ph.D. in Business Administration (BA) with specialization in Homeland Security (HS), Northcentral University (NCU), Prescott Valley, Arizona, 2012.
M.B.A., University of La Verne, La Verne, California, 1993.
B.S. General Business, University of the State of New York, Regents College (renamed as Excelsior College), Albany, New York, 1988.
Diploma, The Executive Program in Management, UCLA Graduate School of Management, 1982.
M.S. Astronautics, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, School of Engineering, Dayton, Ohio, 1968.
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman Oklahoma, 1966.
Professional Certifications and Licenses
Certification, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Palomar College CERT Consortium, February 2008.
Certified Instructor, Teen CERT Train-the-Trainer (TTT), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Eastern Michigan University, and Citizen Corps, December 2010.
Certified Manager (CM), Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM), 1995.
Certified Homeland Security Professional (CHSP) in Counterterrorism, SIG Homeland Security, July 4, 2008.
Certified Infrastructure Liaison Officer (ILO), InfraGard Los Angeles Members Alliance, July 2010.
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Homeland Security, NCU, September 2008.
Held DOD Top Secret (TS), Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI), and Polygraph (taken 12/8/2008). Clearances held while at BAE Systems, Inc. Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed on 1/9/2007. Clearances were valid for two years from 7/5/2009 – 7/4/2011.
Chairman of the Board, BOR, ICPM, two-year term (2009-2011).
President (2010-2012) and Member (lifetime), Lambda Eta Chapter, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, NCU, 2010-Present.
Member (lifetime), Golden Key International Honour [sic] Society (GKIHS), the world’s premier collegiate honor society, NCU, 2011-Present.
Member (lifetime), Alpha Phi Sigma, national criminal justice honor society (including homeland security), Iota Pi Chapter, NCU, 2008-Present.
Inaugural President, Student Advisory Board (SAB), NCU, School of Business and Technology Management (SoBTM), 2007-2009.
Member, International Cyber Threat Task Force (ICTTF) and the United States Cyber Threat Task Force (USCTTF), 2011-Present.
Member, Orange County Private Sector Terrorism Response Group, 2009-2015.
Member, City of San Marcos (Calif) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), 2008-2015.
Disaster Services Worker (DSW), Unified San Diego County Emergency Services Organization, 2008-2015.
Member, International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals (IACSP), 2002-Present.
Member, International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, Inc. (IALEIA), 2003-Present.
Associate Member, International Counter Terrorism Officers Association (ICTOA), 2007-Present.
Member, InfraGard San Diego Members Alliance, an information and intelligence sharing and analysis partnership between the FBI and the private sector to prevent hostile acts against the United States, 2008-2015.
Member, Business Espionage Controls & Countermeasures Association (BECCA), 2008-Present.
Adjunct Faculty – Homeland Security, Columbia Southern University (CSU), Orange Beach, Alabama, 2013-Present.
Adjunct Associate Professor – Homeland Security, Colorado Technical University (CTU), Colorado Springs, Colorado, Nov 2018-Present (just promoted).
Member, CTU College of Security Studies (COSS) Program Committee, representing the online campus, Aug 2018-Present.
Adjunct Assistant Professor – Homeland Security, CTU, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2012-2018.
Adjunct Online Instructor, Trident University International (TUI), Cypress, California, 2013.
Professor of Systems Acquisition Management, Defense Acquisition University (DAU), West Region Campus, San Diego, California, 2005-2006.
Adjunct Faculty Lecturer, California State University at San Marcos (CSUSM), taught MGMT/SSM 445 “Career Development” course, 2004–2006 (four semesters).
Instructor, Cal State San Marcos Office of Extended Studies, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Program, taught the “Writing & Publishing” course, 2004.
Adjunct Faculty, taught logistics courses, National University, 1987.
Business, Industrial, and Military Experience
Vice President, West Coast Division, SIG Homeland Security LLC, San Marcos, California, 2008-2011. Parent Company Headquartered in Chester, New Jersey, SIG Homeland Security is involved in training/certification, United Alert emergency notification, and counterterrorism consulting.
President and Principal Consultant, Bob Uda and Associates (BU&A), Counterterrorism Research, Proposal Development, and Career Counseling, San Marcos, California, 1994-Present.
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Apollo Systems Technology, Inc., a system security company, Canyon Country, California, 1983-87.
Astronautical Development Engineer (AFSC 2845), Captain, USAF, 1966-74.
Published 18 books and a chapter in another book. The following are applicable to this position:
Uda, R. T. (2012). Exploring factors contributing to improvised explosive device (IED) terror campaigns in the United States homeland (Doctoral dissertation). Ann Arbor, MI: UMI/ProQuest, 318 pp. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.3320.9848. Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database (UMI No. 3530099)
Uda, R. T. (2009). Cybercrime, cyberterrorism, and cyberwarfare: Crime, terrorism, and war without conventional weapons. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris. ISBN 978-1-4415-7217-2, 275 pp.
Uda, R. T. (2009). Combating terrorism in the USA: Protecting the CONUS from terrorists. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse. ISBN 978-4401-1771-8, 250 pp.
Uda, R. T. (2008). Terrorism and counterterrorism: Victory over Islamo-fascist jihadists. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse. ISBN 978-0-595-50552-4, 452 pp.
Uda, R. T. (2007). Principles of asymmetrical warfare: How to beat Islamo-fascists at their own game. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse. ISBN 0-595-42818-5, 260 pages.
Other Applicable Documents, Papers, and Articles
Uda, B. (2010, May 30). Points of interest, military bases, location make Southern California a prime target (Opinion/Perspective column). North County Times, pp. E1, E6, & E7
Uda, B. (2010). Local view: Region is terrorists’ prime target, The North County Times - California website. Retrieved from http://www.nctimes.com/news/opinion/perspective/article_627ae0fa-d9da-5a2c-9d0b-ba259e3a47e5.html
Uda, B. (2010, April 1). San Diego County is a terrorist target (Spring Issue 2010). CERT Responder, 3(2), 9-11. San Marcos Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Uda, R. T. (2010, March). United States national security & homeland security strategies. The Business Forum Journal. Retrieved from The Business Forum website: http://www.bizforum.org/Journal/www_journalRTU001.htm
Uda, R. T. (2009, 3rd qtr). Thoughts of a volunteer hostage. Counter-Terrorism Quarterly, 7(3). The official newsletter of the International Counter-Terrorism Officers Association (ICTOA)
Uda, R. T. (2008, August 15). Strategies to counter maritime piracy and secure the international maritime supply chain. Paper submitted to Maritime Security Expo (MSE) and NCU paper competition
Uda, R. T. (2007, November 1). Detecting and defeating waterborne improvised explosive devices (WBIEDs) onboard small vessels. Paper submitted to Maritime Security Expo (MSE) and NCU paper competition
Received the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society’s 2008 Dean Scholarship of $1,000 and Certificate of Achievement, Lambda Eta Chapter, NCU, June 2008
Received the Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society’s 2009 Provost Scholarship Award of $500 and Certificate of Achievement, National Criminal Justice Honor Society for learners in the fields of criminal justice, homeland security, and criminal justice-related fields, Iota Pi Chapter, NCU, May 2009
Honorarium, $200, for participating in the Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting as a peer reviewer and section discussant with credits to NCU, 2008
Awards and Recognition
2018 Distinguished Faculty of the Year (DFOY) Award for “Influencing Student Success,” CTU, Sep 25, 2018
Member (lifetime), Golden Key International Honour Society (GKIHS), the world’s premier collegiate honor society, NCU, 2011
Honorable Mention, Maritime Security Expo (MSE) and NCU paper competition. Paper title: Detecting and Defeating Waterborne Improvised Explosive Devices (WBIEDs) Onboard Small Vessels, November 2007
Distinguished Service Cord (DSC), School of Business & Technology Management (SoBTM), NCU, June 2009