Philip Braker


Contact Information

Title: ETSE Associate Department Head, ICT Program Coordinator

Program: Information Communication Technology

Office: Ed & Harold Foreman Engineering Complex III, Room 382

Phone: (575) 646-1116

Fax: (575) 646-6107






Additional Information


Professional Experience

Prior to moving to New Mexico and working at NMSU in 2008, Philip Braker worked in the Information Systems and Technology Department at a Credit Union in Wisconsin.  This gave him experience working in a security centric Information Systems environment that included Core ERP support; AD DS integration; enterprise desktop support; network architecture and security; enterprise database management, support, and report generation.  This position also required creating, updating and maintaining BCP and DR documentation on all systems to meet compliance requirements.  At New Mexico State University he supported the Research Department under the VP of Research as a Data Security Analyst responsible for architecting, improving, and maintaining a secure environment that met the needs of multiple research groups with varying levels of security needs.  Philip Braker started teaching fulltime as an assistant professor in the Engineering Technology department of NMSU’s College of Engineering in the Fall of 2016.


MBA from New Mexico State University with an emphasis in Information Systems
BS in Operations Management from Marian University with an emphasis in Information Systems.

Courses Taught
  • ET 255 – Linux System Administration
  • ET 339 – Introduction to Digital Forensics and Incident Response
  • ICT/ET 362 – Software Technology II
  • ICT 364 – Windows Server Administration
  • ET 435 – Senior Project
  • ET 439 – Advanced Digital Forensics and Incident Response
  • ICT 450 – Ethical Hacking
  • ET 463 – Advanced Linux and Python Scripting
  • ET 464 – Advanced Windows Server Administration