Dr. Sana Mojdeh

Information Systems

Sana was born into an academic family, so expecting to be a scholar was not really out of reach. He completed an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering (Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2005). He had his first conference presentation in 2004 and became the first undergraduate student in his faculty to present a paper in an International Industrial Engineering Conference. After two years of work experience for well-known international companies, Sana decided to continue graduate studies in Information Technology and Management (University of North Carolina, NC, 2007-2009). He was involved in a very interesting internship program at Volvo North America in the summer of 2008 before deciding to apply for the PhD program at McMaster University.

Thesis Title: Knowledge sharing in Web 2.0 online communities: A socio-technical study
Supervisor: Milena Head

Education

  • M.Sc., Information Technology and Mgmt., University of North Carolina (Greensboro)
  • B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Sharif University of Technology

Selected Publications and Presentations

Published Papers

Mojdeh, S., Head, M. (2011) “Understanding Knowledge Sharing in Web 2.0 Online Communities”, Proceedings of the 6th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Cyprus.

Mojdeh, S. (2009), “Investigating the Effects of Cognitive Style-based Dashboard Design on Dashboard Solutions Acceptance”. Proceeding of the 10th GITMA Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.

Mojdeh, S. (2007), “Business Intelligence Vendor Selection: A Case Study for IranKhodro Automobile Manufacturing Co.”. Accepted in 4th International Conference on IT – New Generations (ITNG), Las Vegas, NV, USA.

Mojdeh, S. (2006), “The Enabler Technology for Performance Management Solution”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information and Communication Management.

Mojdeh, S. (2004), “Selecting Manufacturing Flexibility Dimensions with AHP Based on Business Strategy”. Proceeding of 1st International Industrial Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran.

Conference Lectures

Mojdeh, S. (2006), “Is Business Intelligence for SMEs?”, Presented in 2nd National Conference on IT & Development, Tehran, Iran

Mojdeh, S. (2006), “Business Intelligence International Trends & Market”, Accepted Workshop, ICITM Conference, Hong Kong

Mojdeh, S. (2005), “Business Intelligence Solutions Market”, Presented Lecture, IT Management & National Development Conference, Tehran, Iran

Experience

Teaching Experience

HR Research Design (HRM4420) at York University (Winter 2014)

Business Applications (BAB220) at Seneca College (Winter 2014)

Research and Study Interests

Sana’s research interests are Human-computer Interaction, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Sharing, Big data and Business Intelligence solutions, Decision Support Systems and Information Visualization

Recognition

Sana was awarded the McMaster University Graduate Scholarship for Doctoral Students (2009-2012). He was granted for full tuition-wavier for MSITM program, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2007-2009). Sana won the Best Paper Award at the 2nd National Performance Management Conference in Tehran, Iran (May 2005).

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