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

Introduction to the management and use of information systems (IS) in organizations. Topics such as functional information systems, enterprise information systems, e-business, system design, implementation and evaluation, and ethical issues related to information systems will be covered. In addition to concepts and theories, students will develop an Access database project to enhance their understanding of information systems in general and get familiar with database technology in particular.

Process and the techniques of analyzing and designing computer-based information systems. The entire spectrum of the system development life cycle-system planning, analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance are studied in detail. In addition, a group project of systems analysis and design is required.
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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.
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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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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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