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Lt. Col. Ernest Y. Wong

Assistant Professor
Chief of Staff, Army Cyber Institute

M.M.A.S. Mubarak al-Abdullah Joint Command and Staff College, 2010
M.S. Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, 2004
M.A. Education, Stanford University, 2004
Undergraduate Degree: Economics, United States Military Academy, 1994


Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Y. Wong is a Military Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army who is currently serving both as the Chief of Staff at the Army Cyber Institute and as an Assistant Professor with the Department of Systems Engineering at West Point. He graduated from the United States Military Academy with a B.S. in economics, and he holds a M.S. in management science and engineering from Stanford University, a M.A. in education from Stanford University, and a Master of Military Science from the Mubarak al-Abdullah Joint Command and Staff College in Kuwait. He had the opportunity to work as a NASA Summer Faculty Fellow and has served in overseas deployments to Iraq, Kuwait, and the Republic of Korea. His research interests include disruptive innovations, cyber resiliency, and the application of systems engineering tools for resolving complex real-world problems.

How Smartphones will Reshape the Modern Battlefield
By Lt. Col. Ernest Y. Wong | April 10, 2016
The single innovation that will truly reshape the modern battlefield in our lifetime is one that
Indiana Exercising Plans to Combat Cyber Threats: Preparing for CRIT-EX 2016
By Capt. Mike McDonald, Doug Rapp, and Lt. Col. Ernie Wong | May 6, 2016
Indiana has purposefully adopted a culture of collaboration between government organizations,
FBI Cyber: Preventing Tomorrow’s Threats Today
By Lt. Col. Ernest Y. Wong, Richard Jacobs (FBI Cyber Division), Zoe Schorr, Nicholas Celfo, Conrad Kress, and Keenan Wresh (ROTC Cadets) | Sept. 19, 2016
FBI Cyber Division acknowledges that it currently is a reactive organization.  However, in the near
Disruptive Innovations to Help Protect against Future Threats
By Lt. Col. Ernest Y. Wong and Nicholas M. Sambaluk | Oct. 26, 2016
This paper addresses the current U.S. Offset Strategy that focuses almost exclusively on
Cyber Aptitude Assessment: Finding the Next Generation of Enlisted Cyber Soldiers
By Capt. Erick Waage and Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Morris | Nov. 16, 2015
As noted in the 2013 DoD Cyberspace Workforce Strategy, not all cyberspace personnel will have a