Information Systems

 
 
David Gadish
David Gadish
Associate Professor of Information Systems
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-2924

Ph.D., University of Guelph, Canada

Dr. Gadish specializes in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for federal, state and local governments (including homeland security), telecommunications and utility companies, as well as for the banking and finance sectors. Dr. Gadish also specializes in high-tech business management, leadership and information technology project management.

Fluent in: Hebrew, Russian, Arabic.

Adam Reed
Adam Reed
Professor of Information Systems
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-5256

Ph.D., University of Oregon

Dr. Reed’s areas of expertise include Unix, Linux, and data communication technologies (intellectual history and patents, system design, security administration); programming languages; productivity and accessibility of information systems; and intelligent user interfaces. Dr. Reed worked at Bell Laboratories, 1981-1999. He holds three U.S. Patents, and is an experienced expert witness in U.S. and foreign patent litigation.

Fluent in: French, Polish, Hebrew, Arabic.

Ludwig Slusky
Ludwig Slusky
Professor of Information Systems
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-2922

Ph. D. Academy of Civil Engineering, CISSP

Ludwig Slusky is an expert in Information Security, HIPAA, process improvement approach using Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI), databases, and distance education methods and techniques. Dr. Slusky has extensive practical experience working and later consulting for various corporations and non-government organizations NGO (such as Eurasia Foundation, Citizen Development Corps) in the USA and abroad. He is a Fulbright professor, published two books on practical applications for database design (1988, 1991), and co-authored chapters and articles on information security, CASE, expert systems, online Java training, integration issues, and others.

Fluent in: Russian

JongWook Woo
Jongwook Woo
Professor of Information Systems
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-2916

Ph.D. USC

Dr. Woo is an expert in Big Data use for Data Analysis, BI, Machine Learning, Data Integration/Retrieval, NoSQL DB, and e-Business and m-Commerce Architecture. He has received educational and research grants for Big Data using Hadoop and Spark from Cloudera, DataBricks, Hortonworks, Amazon AWS, IBM Bluemix, MicroSoft Azure, SAS, QlikView, Wolfram.

He consults for several Hollywood-based companies including CitySearch, ARM, E!, Warner Bros, and SBC Interactive.

Shilpa Balan
Shilpa Balan
Assistant Professor of Information Systems
Phone/Ext:
(323) 343-2926

Ph.D. University of Mississippi

Dr. Balan’s expertise includes Business Intelligence, Big Data, Health Informatics, Decision Support Systems and Mobile Applications Development. She has received several educational grants for software licenses in Business Intelligence and Big Data for classroom teaching. In addition, Dr. Balan is very passionate about Computer Programming. Prior to receiving her PhD degree, Dr. Balan has served as a Software Engineer at a well-known company in the United States.