Mehrdad Koohikamali

Assistant Professor
School of Business

Mehrdad Koohikamali

Areas of Expertise

  • GIS
  • Business Information Systems

Education

Ph.D. University of North Texas, Business Computer Information Systems- Denton, TX

MSc. University of North Texas, Applied GIS- Denton, TX

MSc. University of Tehran, Geometrics Engineering- Tehran, Iran

For the Media

Contact :
Jennifer Dobbs
909.748.8857 

Contact

Redlands Main Campus
Hentschke Hall 203C
P: 909-748-8032
E: Mehrdad_koohikamali@redlands.edu

Degrees held

Ph.D. 2016 University of North Texas, Business Computer Information Systems

MSc. 2014 University of North Texas, Applied GIS

Msc. 2009 University of Tehran, Geomatics Engineering, emphasis in GIS

Experience

Previous teaching experience

BCIS 3615 – Visual Display of Business Information (Spring 2016, Summer 2016), preparation for effective business presentations with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and FantaMorph

BCIS 2610 – Introduction to Computers in Business including project management, presentation skills, and data analysis (Fall 2015), created syllabus, developed an online course portal, and designed exams for 120 students

GEOG 3500 – Introduction to GIS (Fall 2012), created syllabus, instructed labs, and graded GIS projects for about 50 students

GEOG 1710 – Earth Science (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, and Spring 2013), created syllabus, instructed labs, and designed exams and quizzes for 100 students

Professional experience

Most of Mehrdad’s past industry experiences were focused in different areas of GIS. He has a broad range of GIS experience from data collection and field surveying, spatial analysis, satellite imagery analysis, lidar data processing and modeling, software development, spatial database implementation, project management, and proposal and contract analysis. His background in geomatics engineering has given him necessary understanding to work as a true GIS expert with respect to geographical aspects. Mehrdad has also done several GIS projects with open source software packages. His close work with various industries helped him to gain a thorough knowledge of how to cooperate with experts from different backgrounds.

 

Courses Offered

  • BUAD683 – Information and Knowledge Management
  • GISB694 – Contemporary Planning of Business GIS

  • GISB433 – GIS for Business

Publications

Koohikamali M., Peak D., Prybutok V. 2017. “Beyond Self-Disclosure: Disclosure of Information about Others in Social Network Sites”, Computer in Human Behavior (69), pp. 29-42.

Koohikamali M., Kim D.J., 2016. “Rumor and Truth Spreading Patterns on Social Network Sites during Social Crisis: Big Data Analytics Approach”, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Springer, pp. 166-170.

Koohikamali, M., Gerhart, N., and Mousavizadeh, M. 2015. "Location Disclosure on LB-SNAs: The Role of Incentives on Sharing Behavior", Decision Support Systems (71), pp. 78-87.

Invited Presentations

Koohikamali M., Kim D.J., “Factors Influencing Emotional Attachment to Social Network Apps”, AMCIS2016 Proceedings, San Diego.

Koohikamali M., Gerhart N., “Concern for Privacy of Self and Others: Sharing Behavior, and Engagement”, AMCIS2016, Proceedings, San Diego.

Koohikamali M., Kim D.J., “Rumor and Truth Spreading Patterns on Social Network Sites during Social Crisis: Big Data Analytics Approach”, the 14th workshop on e-Business (Web2015) Pre-ICIS 2015, Targeted for Information Systems Research.

Mousavizadeh, M., Koohikamali, M., and Salehan, M. “The Effect of Central and Peripheral Cues on Online Review Helpfulness: A Comparison between Functional and Expressive Products”, ICIS 2015 Proceedings, Fort Worth.

Salehan, M., Mousavizadeh, M., and Koohikamali, M. “A Recommender System for Online Consumer Reviews”, ICIS 2015 Proceedings.

Koohikamali M., Kim D.J. “Does Information Sensitivity Make A Difference? Mobile Applications’ Privacy Statements: A Text Mining Approach”, AMCIS2015 Proceedings, Puerto Rico.

Koohikamali M.R., Peak D. “Location-Based Mobile Applications Usage Behavior: Beware the Power of Dark Side”, AMCIS2015 Proceedings, Puerto Rico.

Gerhart N., Koohikamali M. “Anonymously Social Networking: A Great Migration”, AMCIS2015 Proceedings, Puerto Rico.

Mousavizadeh M., Koohikamali M., Salehan M. “Antecedents of Online Customers Reviews’ Helpfulness: A Support Vector Machine Approach”, AMCIS2015 Proceedings, Puerto Rico.

Koohikamali M. “Crowdsourcing on Social Network Sites: How Disasters Affect Users’ Behaviors to Contribute in Information Creation Crowdsourcing?” DSI2014 Proceedings, Tampa, Florida.

Koohikamali M., Rajabi M.A. “Integrated MRA and Geostatistics Method of Residential Property Valuation”, FIG 2010 Proceedings, Sydney, Australia.

Awards, Honors, Grants

ITS grant, University of Redlands, 2016.

Best Doctoral Paper, ITDS department, University of North Texas, 2016.

Tolouse graduate school summer scholarship, 2016.

Ph.D. student travel scholarship, University of North Texas, 2015.

BCIS Doctoral Scholarship, ITDS department, University of North Texas, 2015.

BCIS Faculty Scholarship, ITDS department, University of North Texas, 2015.

Best Doctoral Paper, ITDS department, University of North Texas, 2015.

Graduate student travel grant, University of North Texas, 2015.

ITDS travel award - courtesy of Dr. Sherry Ryan, University of North Texas, 2015.

College of business dean scholarship, University of North Texas, 2014.

Ph.D. Student Travel Scholarship,Doctoral Program Committee, University of North Texas, 2014.

Graduate school tuition scholarship, Toulouse graduate school, University of North Texas, 2013-2018.

Academic achievement scholarship, Toulouse graduate school, University of North Texas, 2013-2015.

Texas public education grant, University of North Texas, 2013-2015.