Shouhong Wang

Shouhong Wang

Commonwealth Professor

Decision & Information Sciences




Charlton College of Business 325


1970Tsinghua University, ChinaBEng, Information Systems
1981Tsinghua University, ChinaMBA, Information Systems
1990McMaster UniversityPhD, Information Systems


Online and Continuing Education Courses

A comprehensive overview of cybersecurity issues and current best practices in several applicative domains. The course discusses emerging cybersecurity threats and available countermeasures with respect to the most recent information technologies, including access control, cryptography, and protections of wired & wireless networks & data systems. The course presents current trends & open problems in cybersecurity.
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Business intelligence (BI) and knowledge management (KM) issues facing technology management today and information technology needed to solve managerial problems using BI and KM. Concepts of BI and KM, processes of BI and KM, and the integration of BI and KM are discussed.

Fundamentals in computer programming in business. Through working on various mini business applications (such as web design, data processing, and data visualization), students will learn programming concepts, software development principles, and computational problem-solving skills. 

A comprehensive overview of information technology methodologies which are widely applied in small businesses. Topics include characteristics of small business that are related to the use of information technology, end user computing, small business decision support systems, small business intelligence, social media for small business, cloud computing for small business, and open source software for small business.


Research activities

  • Knowledge management through semantic web
  • Data mining with incomplete data and sequence data
  • Business rules management
  • Online auction design


Research interests

  • Electronic commerce
  • Information systems analysis and design
  • Artificial intelligence in business

Select publications

  • Wang, S.; Wang, H. (2019).
    A teaching module of database-centric online analytical process for MBA business analytics programs
    Journal of Information Systems Education, 30(1), 19-26.
  • Wang, S.; Wang, H. (2018).
    Sustainable open educational resources (OER) in higher education: A stakeholder analysis approach
    Journal of Teaching and Education, 8(2), 119–128.

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