Daniel Nohl, PhD

Daniel Nohl, PhD

Computer Science


Emeritus – Computer Science

BenU faculty starting 1987
Professor, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems

Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology
M.S., University of Illinois
B.S., University of Illinois

Awards and Recognitions:

  • University Distinguished Faculty Award, Judith Ann Whinfrey Award for Leadership 2014
  • Dean’s Award for Innovation 2012
  • Dean’s Award for Leadership 2011
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence for Fulltime Faculty  2009

Courses Taught
Python Programming Laboratory, Artificial Intelligence, Undergraduate Project, Internship

Dan Nohl received his B.S. in Mathematics Education from the University of Illinois in 1973, his M.S. in Computer Science Education from the University of Illinois in 1977, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1990. He was a mathematics teacher at Malta High School for two years and was a computer science professor at Jamestown Community College (3 years) and at Aurora University (7 years). He joined the faculty at Benedictine University in 1987.

Nohl, a professor of Computer Science and Aurora resident, has served in a number of capacities at Benedictine, but is most noted for his contributions to the development of new faculty. He also worked with the task force that revised the Faculty Handbook.

“Dan has long been a professional, a reliable colleague, and an effective and trusted leader,” Don Taylor said.

Daniel Nohl, Ph.D., who helped to develop a system to mentor new faculty, have been named co-recipients of the 2014 Judith Ann Whinfrey Distinguished Faculty Award for Leadership by Benedictine University.