Information Systems

David Chao, Ph.D.

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Role: 
Faculty
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Position: 
Professor
Office: 
BUS 206D
Phone: 
(415)405-2594
Office Hours: 
Fall 2019 - No Office Hours
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D.
Education: 
  • B.S. (1976), National Taiwan University
  • M.A. in Applied Mathematics (1982), University of Georgia
  • Ph.D. in Information Systems with an emphasis in Computer Science/Management Science (1990), University of Washington
Research Interests: 
  • Management of Database Snapshots and Materialized Views
  • Management of Web Documents Warehouse
  • Maintaining Web Site Snapshot
Honors and Awards: 
  • Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching (1998)
  • College of Business Dean's Research Award (1996)

Sam Gill, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emeritus, San Francisco State University, College of Business, 1981
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Role: 
Faculty
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Position: 
Professor
Office: 
BUS 301
Phone: 
(415)338-6240
Office Hours: 
Fall 2019 - TH 6:00pm-7:00pm
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D.
Education: 
  • M.B.A. (1972), San Francisco State University
Research Interests: 
  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Technology Resource Management
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Business Process Management
  • Open Source Web Design and Development
  • Software Project Management
  • Management of Information Security

Sameer Verma, Ph.D.

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Professor Sameer Verma is professor of Information Systems at San Francisco State University.

His research focuses on the diffusion and adoption of innovative technologies. He is currently working on several academic research projects which include the diffusion of open source software, sustainable IT in rural and remote environments, and the impact of offline networks.

In addition to his academic work, Professor Verma has worked with companies in consulting capacity in the areas of content analysis, management and delivery.

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Faculty
Department: 
Position: 
Professor
Office: 
SCI 359
Phone: 
(415)338-7016
Office Hours: 
Fall 2019 - TTH 12:30pm-2:00pm (SCI 359); TH 5:30pm-6:30pm (DTC 606)
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Advisor: Undergrad
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D.
Education: 
  • B. Engg. (1992), Osmania University, India
  • Ph.D. (2000), Georgia State University
Research Interests: 
  • Content Management and Delivery
  • Business Models of Open Source Software
  • Management of Mobile Networks
  • Adaptable Messaging Systems
  • Identity Management on Mobile Networks
  • Sustainable IT
  • Resource-constrained networks
Professional Associations: 
  • Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)
  • Association of information Systems (AIS)

Brenda Mak, Ph.D.

Professor Mak received the M.S. in industrial administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University, the M.S. in statistics and Ph.D. in business from Northwestern University.

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Role: 
Faculty
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Position: 
Professor
Office: 
SCI 318
Phone: 
(415)405-0575
Office Hours: 
Fall 2019 - M 3:10pm-4:00pm; F 12:20pm-2:30pm (SCI 318), 2:30pm-3:30pm (BUS 214)
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Advisor: Undergrad
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D.
Education: 
  • M.S. in Industrial Administration (1986), Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.S. in Statistics (1989), Northwestern University
  • Ph.D. in Business (1991), Northwestern University

Lutfus Sayeed, Ph.D.

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Lutfus Sayeed is a professor of information systems (IS) in the College of Business at San Francisco State University.

His teaching interests include management of information technology for strategic advantage, business process management, and business intelligence.

Professor Sayeed was the principal investigator (PI) of two Business and International Education (BIE) grants and one Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages (UISFL) grant from the Department of Education. SFSU has been awarded over $540,000 through these three Title VI Federal grants.

Role: 
Faculty
Department: 
Position: 
Department Chair
Office: 
SCI 364
Phone: 
(415)338-6296
Office Hours: 
Fall 2019 - T 1:00pm-3:00pm (SCI 364); W 5:30pm-6:30pm (DTC)
Advising Duties & Hours: 
Department Chair
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D.
Education: 
  • B.S. (1982), State University of New York
  • M.S. (1989), Georgia State University
  • Ph.D. (1991), Georgia State University
Honors and Awards: 
  • Fulbright Fellow (December 2002-April 2003)
  • Best Paper Award in the MIS Track, Western DSI Conference (2001 Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences)
  • Principal Investigator, Department of Education BIE Grant, $191,000
  • Principal Investigator, Department of Education UISFL Grant, $171,000
  • Principal Investigator, Department of Education BIE Grant, $178,000
  • Guest Fellow, Dipartimento di Economia, Universit_ dell

Nasser Shahrasbi, Ph.D.

Nasser Shahrasbi is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems (IS) in the College of Business at San Francisco State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from HEC Montreal in August 2016.

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Role: 
Faculty
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Position: 
Assistant Professor
Office: 
BUS 305
Phone: 
(415)338-6348
Office Hours: 
Fall 2019 - M 3:00pm-4:00pm, 7:00pm-8:00pm (BUS 305); TH 4:00pm-6:00pm (DTC)
Terminal Degree: 
Ph.D.
Education: 
  • Ph.D. in Business Administration (2016), HEC Montreal
Research Interests: 
  • organizational readiness in organizational IT-based transformations (qualitative and quantitative methods)
Professional Associations: 
  • Association of Information Systems (AIS)
  • Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)