Dr. Shilpa Balan

sbalan.jpg
College of Business and Economics
Information Systems
Office Location: ST 603
Email: sbalan@calstatela.edu
Fall 2017 Office Hours- Tue/Thurs: 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, Healthcare Informatics, Mobile Apps for Healthcare, 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 Research Grant Award from California State University-LA for Big Data Analytics 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 at Houston, TX.

Research Page: https://shilpabalanresearch.wordpress.com/

 

Fall 2017 Schedule

CIS 3060- Systems Analysis and Design (Tues/Thurs: 1:40-2:55 pm)
CIS 4870- Decision Support Systems [Business Intelligence] (Tue/Thurs: 10:50am-12:05 pm)
CIS 5810- Healthcare Information Systems & Analytics (Friday: 12:00-2:45 pm)
CIS 5980- Graduate Study: Big Data Analytics in Healthcare
BUS 5970/5980-Graduate Study: Big Data Management with NoSQL

 

Courses Taught (Semester System)

CIS 3060- Systems Analysis and Design
CIS 3980- Undergraduate Directed Study in Big Data
CIS 4200- Business Intelligence and Data warehouse
CIS 4810- Healthcare Application Systems
CIS 4870- Decision Support Systems
CIS 5270- Business Intelligence
CIS 5810- Healthcare Information Systems
CIS 5980- Graduate Study in Big Data/ Business Intelligence/ Healthcare Informatics/ NoSQL
BUS 5970- Graduate Research (in Business Intelligence)

 

Courses Taught (Quarter System)

CIS 301- Management Information Systems
CIS 405- Database Design and Development
CIS 406- Systems Analysis and Design
CIS 454- Special Topics: Business Intelligence & Data Visualization
CIS 487- Decision Support Systems
CIS 598- Graduate Study in Big Data/ Business Intelligence/ Healthcare Informatics
BUS 597- Graduate Research (in Business Intelligence)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Website: