Dr. Daniel Yoas

Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology

  • dyoas@pct.edu
  • 570.320.2400 ext. 7553
  • ATHS, Rm.E225
Dr. Daniel Yoas


  • Ph.D. – Computer Information Systems, Concentration in Information Security - Nova Southeastern University
    • Dissertation: Using Forecasting to Predict Long-term Resource Utilization for Web Services
    • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (Windows 2000)
    • Microsoft Certified System Engineer (Windows 2000)
  • M.S. – Information Technology - Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Project: Using Loosely Coupled Systems for Distributed Communications
  • B.S. – Computer Information Science / Computer Science - Clarion University

Academic Experience

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology – Currently teaches courses related to Information Technology, Information Assurance and Security, Networking, Windows Administration, JavaScript, and Web Development

Work Experience

  • Network Analyst – Provide network support,system design, training, and installation of new networks for Windows NT and 2000 networks.
  • Network Administrator – Supervised one full-time employee, and administered 5 NT servers, 1 Citrix server, 1 2000 server, 1Novell server and technical support for approximately 6 other technology staff within the district. Other duties included web page development, email,security, and communications for the Lycoming County Library System, as well as training public and staff in general computer use and advanced software functionality to use Microsoft Office products and manage small networks.
  • Network Administrator – Developed and installed local area networking services using Novell Network System, trained staff in word processing and spreadsheets, and aided in the development of software to access proprietary database information for specialized reports using Visual Basic.
  • PC Specialist – Trained staff in Indianapolis,IN and Williamsport, PA in word processing and spreadsheet software packages,as well as evaluated hardware and software use and provided detailed recommendations for improved performance for two sites with 20+ computers and staff each.
  • Programmer Analyst – Helped create custom modifications to Macola software, a manufacturing, time management and accounting package. New programs were created for customers using C++, Dbase,and COBOL to provide solutions to route and delivery services.


  • Yoas, Daniel. 2009. "Hashing as a Method of Preventing SQL Injection During Data Retrieval". Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Semantic Web and Web Services (SWWS'09).pp. 161-166. July 13-16, 2009