Department of Business Analytics and Information Systems

Muhammad Al-Abdullah specializes in the interaction between knowledge, social structures, and technical systems as constituents of an information…


PhD. Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2015, MS. Managing Information Technology, University of Salford, United Kingdom, 2007, BS. Computer Information Systems, Yarmouk University, Jordan 2006

Majid Dadgar

Assistant Professor

(415) 422-5768

Assistant Professor Majid Dadgar specializes in Management Information Systems and Industrial Design. His teaching philosophy is explore, do, and…


Ph.D, Management Information Systems, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, 2016, M. A., Industrial and Product Design, Applied Software Engineering (minor), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2011, B.A., Industrial Design, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2008

Longyuan Du

Assistant Professor

(415) 422-4081

Thomas A Grossman


(415) 422-6156

Professor Thomas Grossman is a researcher and educator who enables students and alumni to harness the power of analytics to lead their organizations…


PhD, Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, 1994, MS, Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, 1985, BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana, 1984


Spreadsheet engineering, spreadsheet analytics, business analytics, and spreadsheet information systems

Stephen Huxley


(415) 422-6628

Professor Stephen J. Huxley is recognized by his fellow colleagues, students and a number of professional organizations for his achievements in…


Registered Investment Advisor (Series 65), 2004-Present, Ph.D., Economics, University of California, San Diego, 1975, B.S., Business Administration and Statistics, Ohio State University, 1966

Eric Lacy

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor Lacy comes to USF School of Management with over three decades of business technology experience working for Fortune 100…


Master of Science, Information Systems , University of San Francisco , Expected May 2019 , Certificate with Distinction, Project Management , University of California Berkeley , 2005, B.S. Management Information Systems , San Francisco State University , 1989

Vijay Mehrotra


(415) 422-2257

Professor Vijay Mehrotra serves as a professor of Business Analytics at the University of San Francisco, where he has recently developed an…


Ph.D., Operations Research, Stanford University, 1992, M.S., Operations Research, Stanford University, 1989, B.A. Mathematics, Economics and Statistics, St. Olaf College, 1986

Joel Oberstone


(415) 422-6750

Professor Joel Oberstone is an internationally-recognized sports analyst and contributor to The Wall Street Journal Europe and teacher at USF for…


PhD, Industrial Engineering/Statistics/Urban & Regional Planning, University of Southern California, MS, University of Southern California, BS, California State University at Long Beach

Shivani Shukla

Assistant Professor

(415) 422-6185

Shivani Shukla works in the fields of Operations Research, Statistics, and Game Theory. Her research is in security investment issues in the realm of…


Ph.D., Management Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2017, M.S., Statistics, Gujarat University, 2009, B.S., Statistics, Gujarat University, 2007

Mouwafac Sidaoui

Department Chair / Professor

(415) 422-6787

Mouwafac Sidaoui, Department Chair and Professor of Business Analytics and Information Systems, is a greatly respected teacher of quantitative…


Post Doctorate, Finance & Accounting (with an emphasis on Business Analytics), Hough Graduate School of Business, University of Florida, FL, 2011, EdD, Education, Academic Global Leadership, University of San Francisco, CA, 2007, MBA, emphasis in Innovation Technology, Boston University, MA, 1991, BS, Technical Management, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1991, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1990, AA, Associate Degree in Mechanical Design (minor in Mathematics), Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1988, Minor in Mathematics, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1988