Faculty & Staff

The Department of Information Systems has 9 faculty and staff with a variety of professional and research experiences.

Dr. Susantha Herath

Dr. Susantha Herath

Department Chair
Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Centennial Hall 444 – (320) 308-2189
sherath@stcloudstate.edu

Area of Teaching

IS 340
IS 350
IS 459/559
IA 672
MBA 632

Management Information System
Systems Analysis and Design I
Security and Management of Operating Systems
Risk Management
Management Support System

Dr. Jim Chen

Dr. Jim Chen

Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Management Information Systems
Centennial Hall 367F – (320) 308-4882
jchen@stcloudstate.edu
http://web.stcloudstate.edu/qjchen

Area of Teaching

IS 250
IS 443/543
MBA 632
MSIA 643

Application Development I (VB.NET)
Data Modeling with Database Implementation
Decision Support Systems
Database Security and Auditing

Dr. Dennis Guster

Dr. Dennis Guster

Professor of Information Systems
Ed.D. in Education, Research Design/Statistics
Centennial Hall 367C – (320) 308-4961
dcguster@stcloudstate.edu
http://www.bcrl.stcloudstate.edu

 

Area of Teaching

IS 251
IS 352
IS 353
IS 459/559
IS 451/551
IS 471/571
IS 483/583
IA 671

JAVA Programming
Unix Operating Systems
Client Server Architectures
Service Oriented Architectures
Telecommunications and Networks
Security Policy
Client/Server Security
Advanced Security Policy

Dr. Dien D. Phan

Dr. Dien D. Phan

Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Management Information System
Centennial Hall 329 – (320) 308-3890
phan@stcloudstate.edu
http://web.stcloudstate.edu/ddphan

 

Area of Teaching

IS 340
IS 460/560
IS 461/561

Management Information Systems
Project Management
Electronic Commerce

Dr. Paul Safonov

Dr. Paul Safonov

Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics
Centennial Hall 434 – (320) 308-4990
safonov@stcloudstate.edu
http://web.stcloudstate.edu/pisafonov

Area of Teaching

IS 250
IS 340
IS 350
IS 351
IS 459/559
MBA 632

Applications Program Development I
Management Information Systems
System Analysis and Design I
Systems Analysis and Design II
Socio-Ecological-Economic Information Systems
Management Support Systems

Dr. Mark B. Schmidt

Dr. Mark B. Schmidt

Professor of Information Systems
Interim Director of Center of Academic Excellence
Ph.D. in Business Information Systems
Centennial Hall 311 – (320) 308-4988
mark@stcloudstate.edu
http://web.stcloudstate.edu/mbschmidt

Area of Teaching

IS 340
IS 481
IA 681
MBA 605
MBA 632

Management Information Systems
Introduction to Computer Forensics
Digital Forensics and Ethics
Investigating Corporate Fraud
Management Support System

Dr. Changsoo Sohn

Dr. Changsoo Sohn

Associate Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Management Information Systems
Centennial Hall 338 – (320) 308-4881
csohn@stcloudstate.edu

 

Area of Teaching

IS 340
IS 451/551
IS 544
MBA 632

Management Information Systems
Telecommunication and Networks
Information technology Foundation
Management Support System

Dr. Jae H. Song

Dr. Jae H. Song

Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Information and Decision Science
Centennial Hall 367H – (320) 308-3282
jhsong@stcloudstate.edu

 

 

Area of Teaching

IS 242
IS 450/550

Business Statistics
Information Technology Strategy and Management

Dr. Renat A. Sultanov

Dr. Renat A. Sultanov

Associate Professor of Information Systems
Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particles
Centennial Hall 367B – (320) 308-5756
rasultanov@stcloudstate.edu
http://www.bcrl.stcloudstate.edu

 

Area of Research

BCRL-HPCL
BCRL-HPCL
BCRL-HPCL
BCRL-HPCL

Molecular modeling
Quantum information and quantum encryption
Computational biomechanics
High performance computing using parallel and distributed techniques

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