B.S. Smith College, Engineering; PhD Purdue University, Engineering Education
Use of information technology in education and policy
Cybersecurity Education, Cybersecurity Policy, Social Engineering, Information Technology Ethics, Cybersecurity Workforce Development, Information Technology ethics
Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship
Ida Ngambeki is an Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University. Ida's research is in understanding how the affordances of information technologies affect individuals' learning and decision-making and the wider policy implications of those choices. Her research investigates the social and psychological factors influencing individuals' cybersecurity choices, how students learn secure programming, how individuals develop an interest in and make-decisions about their careers in STEM and how individuals use information technology to engage in transnational political participation.