Information Systems

The Facebook testimony occurred a day after Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp all experienced a worldwide shutdown. To learn more about what happened and talk about concerns over how dependent the world seems to be on Facebook, Arizona PBS spoke to an ASU information systems expert.

Pei-yu Chen, or Sharon as she’s known by people outside academia, has risen to the top of her field as a renowned researcher and professor and has just been appointed chair of the Department of Information Systems — all while keeping her busy family going.

Three things you should know: ASU and Amazon Web Services will be offering for-credit cloud education to 10K high schoolers. Thanks to the demand for the MS-BA, W. P. Carey has launched the program in Los Angeles, with classes starting in August 2022. The One Workforce grant will prepare students to capitalize on the demand for high-paying jobs in the advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, data analytics, and information technology fields.

Instructional faculty, or clinical professors, are relied upon for the department’s teaching mission. IS also depends on these professors and lecturers to bring real-world industry experience to the classrooms.

The research endeavors of the information systems department at W. P. Carey just got a boost from the addition of four new assistant professors.