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Mervin Bierman

Mervin Bierman

Mervin Bierman is a retired US Air Force officer, currently serving as a Cryptologic Engagement Officer with the National Security Agency’s (NSA) Office of Academic Engagement. Mr. Bierman primary tasking is to be a contact and principal advisor to Agency senior leadership for all NSA Academic Engagement matters, with an emphasis in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), Intelligence Analysis, Foreign Language, and Cybersecurity.  A graduate of Louisiana Tech University (BS Computer Science/Mathematics) and Webster University (MS Telephony), he occasionally pursues a PhD from a variety of institutes of Higher Learning; currently Colorado State University.  Go Rams!

Mervin lives in Maryland with two small dogs; Peanut and Butter. Together, the two dogs weigh less than a regulation bowling ball but seem to eat much larger.

Speaking topic specialties:

- Basic Cryptology
- Military History
- Mathematics
- Computer Security (Personal)
- Public Speaking (Toastmasters)