News and Faculty Spotlight
Faculty achievements, engagements and publications for 2021
- Foroughi, A. (2020). Supply chain workforce training: Addressing the digital skills gap. Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning. https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-07-2020-0159
- Faculty presentation: Mr. James Powers, computer applications training coordinator. Community Presentation Delivered: "How to Navigate Microsoft Excel." Sponsoring event: USI Student Support Services.
- Faculty publication: Dr. Abbas Foroughi's article, "What is Block Chain - and Why Do I Need to Know About It" published in the latest issue of USI's illume magazine.
- Faculty publication: Dr. Abbas Foroughi, professor of computer information systems, chair of management and information sciences department. Foroughi's paper was published in June, 2019, in the Journal of Management Science. Foroughi, A. (2019). Psycho-Social Aspects of Learning in MOOC Courses. Journal of Management Science, 1(2), 26-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.34038/jms.2019.06.001
- Faculty presentation: Dr. Abbas Foroughi, professor of computer information systems and chair of management and information sciences department, presented the attached paper, “Supply Chain Workforce Training: Addressing the Digital Skills Gap”, at the 2019 Convention of the Decision Sciences Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the paper was published in the conference proceedings. Additionally, Foroughi chaired a session, “Digitization and Industry 4.0: Current State of Digitization and Industry 4.0” at the conference.
- Dr. Abbas Foroughi, professor of computer information systems and chair of management and information sciences; Dr. Mohammed Khayum, USI Interim Provost; and Dr. Jack Smothers, associate professor of management and MBA director, co-authored "Principle-Based MBA Course Design." Foroughi presented it at the 2018 DSI Annual Meeting in the Innovative Education and Teaching: Course Design and Assessment Session, in Chicago, IL.
- A new published article, "The Potential of Student Co-Creation in Extracurricular Experiences," is co-authored by Dr. Kevin Celuch, Dr. Dinko Bačić, Dr. Manfen Chen, Ms. Jeanette Maier-Lytle, and Dr. Jack Smothers.
- Faculty publication: Dr. Dinko Bačić, assistant professor of computer information systems. His paper, “Biometrics & Business Information Visualization: Re-search Review, Agenda & Opportunities” was accepted to HCI International, a leading Human-Computer Interaction conference and will be published in Springer Computer Science Lecture Notes. This paper is important for the UPCI Lab as it creates a platform/research agenda well aligned with lab mission and technology.
- Faculty Publication and Conference: Dr. Dinko Bačić. Bačić presented a paper at the Americas Conference on Information Systems, one of the leading conferences for presenting the broadest variety of research done by and for IS/IT academicians in the Western Hemisphere. His work will be published in AMCIS 2019 Conference Proceedings.
- Faculty publication: Dr. Dinko Bačić, assistant professor of computer information systems. Bačić's publication, "Task-representation fit's impact on cognitive effort in the context of decision timeliness and accuracy: a cognitive perspective," has been accepted in the AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction journal.