OU Logo Vijayan Sugumaran, Ph.D.

Department of Decision and Information Sciences
School of Business Administration
Oakland University
442 Elliott Hall
Rochester, MI 48309
Phone: (248) 370 - 4649
Email: sugumara AT oakland DOT edu

I am Distinguished University Professor of Management Information Systems and Chair of the Decision and Information Sciences department at Oakland University. I am also Co-Director of the Center for Data Science and Big Data Analytics at Oakland University. I received my Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA. Over the years I have taught courses at the Graduate and Undergraduate level in Object-Oriented Systems Development, C++, Java, Javascript, Database Management Systems and Data Warehouses, Advanced Databases and Big Data Management, Deep Learning and Text Analytics, Systems Analysis and Design, Electronic Commerce, and Introduction to MIS. My research interests are in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Ontologies and Semantic Web, Intelligent Agent and Multi-Agent Systems, Component Based Software Development, Knowledge-Based Systems, and Data & Information Modeling. I have published over 300 peer-reviewed articles in Journals, Conferences, and Books. I have edited twenty books and serve on the Editorial Board of eight journals. My recent publications have appeared in Information Systems Research, ACM Transactions on Database Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE software, Communications of the ACM, Healthcare Management Science, Data and Knowledge Engineering, The DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, and Journal of Information Systems and E-Business Management.

I am the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies and also serve on the editorial board of eight other journals. I was the Program Co-Chair for the International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB 2008, NLDB 2013, NLDB 2016, NLDB 2019, and NLDB 2023). I was also the Chair of Intelligent Information Systems track for the Information Resources Management Association International Conference (IRMA 2001, 2002, 2005 - 2007) and the Intelligent Agent and Multi-Agent Systems in Business mini-track for Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 1999 - 2023). I served as Program Co-Chair for the 14th Workshop on E-Business (WeB2015), 29th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2018), 14th Annual Conference of Midwest Association for Information Systems (MWAIS 2019), 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Service and Applications (BDS 2019), and the 2022 Midwest Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference (MWDSI 2022). I also served as Chair of the E-Commerce track for Decision Science Institute’s Annual Conference, 2004. I was the Information Technology Coordinator for the Decision Sciences Institute from 2007 to 2010. I have presented my research results in various national and international conferences, including the International Conference on Information Systems and Americas Conference on Information Systems. I also regularly serve as a program committee member for numerous national and international conferences. You can contact me through email at the following address: sugumara AT oakland DOT edu.

Click on the following link to see my Curriculum Vitae (CV)