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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Telephone number

(904) 256-8000


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Dr. Mirza Murtaza

Associate Professor of Computing Science; Department Chair

Computing Sciences

Email address  mmurtaz@ju.edu
Telephone number  904-256-7312
Office location  Merritt Penticoff - MP 207


  • Ph.D., University of Houston, 1993
  • MBA, California State University, 1987
  • B.S., Lucknow University in India


Dr. Mirza Murtaza is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Jacksonville University, where he also serves as the department Chair. Dr. Murtaza earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of Houston, where his doctoral research involved application of neural networks in decision making. Since then, he has taught information systems/computer science courses at several universities. He has taught introductory and object-oriented programming courses in Java, C#, Python and Visual Basic. He has also taught mobile development and web development courses, in addition to courses on information security and quantitative analysis. His research interests include security, data mining and machine learning.