Lubar Faculty and Staff
Derek L. Nazareth
Derek L. NazarethLubar Hall N357
Phone: (414) 229-6822

Derek L. Nazareth
Associate Professor, Information Technology Management
Ph.D., Management Information and Decision Systems, Case Western Reserve University
M.B.A., Information Systems, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India
B. Tech., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

Areas of Expertise
Dr. Nazareth specializes in software development, database management, medical informatics, and privacy and security aspects of information systems. His current research focuses on heuristic optimization, service oriented applications, and the ethics of information systems. He has taught courses in systems development, database management, electronic business systems, and decision support systems.

Professional Activities
Dr. Nazareth’s research appears in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics, Journal of Management Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Knowledge Acquisition, International Journal of Expert Systems, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, OMEGA, Journal of Systems and Software, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, among others. He has been involved with the development and delivery of material for updating the skills of IS professionals in the greater Milwaukee area, and has played an extensive role in the deployment of information technology for the public school system. Dr. Nazareth is active in the planning and development of new interdisciplinary programs in health informatics. He is a member of the Association for Information Systems and INFORMS. He was the Program Chair for the 1999 AMCIS Conference, and the Finance Chair for the 2006 ICIS Conference.