Spring Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday-12:15-1:15 pm, Friday-11:00 am-12:00 noon. Other times by appointment.
Shilpa Balan is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the College of Business and Economics at California State University-LA. Dr. Balan completed her PhD degree in Management Information Systems from University of Mississippi, focusing on Data Mining and Data Analytics. She also has two Masters degrees, one in Management Information Systems from Boise State University and another in Computer Applications from University of Mumbai, India, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Mumbai, India. She has earlier served as a Software Engineer for a well-known company in the United States. Professor Balan is very passionate about Computer Programming and teaching Information Systems and Business Intelligence courses. Dr. Balan’s broad research interests are in Big Data, Business Intelligence, Group Support Systems & Decision Support Systems, Health Informatics and the integration of Information Technology to pedagogic practices. Dr. Balan is a recipient of of Education Grants from Tableau, Qlik and IBM-Watson Analytics. She was also a recipient of the Microsoft Azure Educator Grant Award. She is a receipient of the Grant Award from California State University-LA for Big Data research in Healthcare for the academic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. In addition, Dr. Balan has been awarded the 'Most Promising Research' Award by the College of Business at California State University-LA in Fall 2016. She was also awarded the Faculty Scholar Award at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event in October 2016.
Research Page: https://shilpabalanresearch.wordpress.com/
Spring 2017 Schedule
Fall 2016 Schedule (Semester System)
Courses Taught (Quarter System)
CIS 406- Systems Analysis and Design
CIS 405- Database Design and Development
CIS 598- Graduate Study in Big Data/ Business Intelligence/ Healthcare Informatics