May 20, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024

Department of Information Systems

Information about the Department of Information Systems


Simpson Tower F717
Phone: (323) 343-2983
Website: Department of Information Systems


Nanda Ganesan
Simpson Tower F601
Phone: (323) 343-2928


The application of information systems and technology in an organization defines the field of study of the Department of Information Systems. The field may be viewed in terms of software, hardware, networking, cloud, procedures, and people. The Department’s responsibility is to educate its students in the various aspects of organizational information systems. The Department is engaged in teaching not just the design, development, implementation and operation of information systems, but also the management of such systems. The department prepares its students for both the technical and managerial jobs in this field.

The Faculty

Professors: Nanda Ganesan (Chair), Joseph Otto, Jose Perez-Carballo, Ming Wang, Jongwook Woo, Song Xing.
Associate Professors: Arun Aryal, Shilpa Balan, David Gadish.
Assistant Professors: Luna Fu, Pamella Howell, Lusi Li, Jose Ortiz.
Emeriti: Durward P. Jackson, Paul Rosenthal, Robert C. Verkler, Parviz Partow-Navid, Ludwig Slusky.


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      Information Systems (Graduate)Information Systems (Undergraduate)