Lutfus Sayeed, Ph.D.

Information Systems
Department Chair
SCI 364
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W 1:00pm-5:00pm(via Zoom) - FALL 2020
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Department Chair

Lutfus Sayeed is a professor of information systems (IS) in the Lam Family 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.

His research interests include information sharing in groups using on line communications systems, management of organizational mobile information processing, and the roles and impacts of information technology on a sustainable environment.

Professor Sayeed has published numerous research articles in journals, conference proceedings and refereed book chapters. His works have appeared in major IS journals such as Information Systems Research, Decision Sciences, and Information and Management.

He has served as a reviewer for MIS Quarterly, ISR, Small Group Research, CACM and others.

He has taught in universities in Bangladesh, France, and Mexico. He has also served as a visiting faculty member in Griffith University in Australia and a Fellow in Dipartimento di Economia in Universita dell Insubria in Italy. As a Fulbright Fellow, he has taught in the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

  • 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