Mohammad I. Merhi

Dr. Mohammad I. Merhi is an assistant professor in decision sciences at the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics. Prior to his current appointment, Dr. Merhi worked as a research assistant and an assistant instructor for the Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods at the University of Texas Pan-American. He also gained industry experience as an assistant manager and systems analyst at Amwaj Lebanon Company in Lebanon.

Dr. Merhi’s research has been published in several leading journals including,Information Management and Computer Security,International Journal of Business and Systems Research, andInternational Journal of Electronic Government Research. He has also presented his research at leading international and national conferences and workshops including, the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and Southwest Decision Institute.

His teaching interests include:

  • Information security management
  • Systems analysis and design
  • IT project management
  • Database management
  • Data analytics and modelling
  • Business statistics
  • Research methods

His research interests include:

  • Information security management
  • Information assurance in healthcare
  • Electronic health record systems implementation
  • Health information technologies
  • Technology adoption and implementation
  • E-commerce
  • IS cross-cultural studies

Awards:

  • Mosaic Faculty Fellow (2017-2018).
  • Trustee Teaching Award, Indiana University South Bend: 2017.
  • Nominated for the SGA/Student Life Educator of the Year Award: 2016, 2017.
  • Research Excellence Award, Indiana University South Bend: 2015, 2016.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Indiana University South Bend: 2015, 2016.
  • Service Excellence Award, Indiana University South Bend: 2015, 2016.
  • Earned a Bronze Badge from the University Center for Excellence in Teaching by participating in the Active Learning Institute at Indiana University South Bend (2015).
  • Attended the “2015 ICIS Junior Faculty Consortium,” International Conference on Information Systems (December 13, 2015)  *Participation by invitations only.
  • Earned a Bronze Badge from the University Center for Excellence in Teaching by participating in the Course Design Institute at Indiana University South Bend (2015).