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Omar El-Gayar

Omar El-Gayar

Omar El-Gayar

Professor of Information Systems


College of Business and Information Systems


Ph.D., University of Hawaii
M.A., University of Hawaii
M.S., Alexandria University
B.S., Alexandria University


Omar El-Gayar, Ph.D. is a Professor of Information Systems. His research interests include: analytics, business intelligence, and decision support with applications in problem domain areas such as healthcare, environmental management, and security planning and management. His inter-disciplinary educational background and training is in information technology, computer science, economics, and operations research. Dr. El-Gayar’s industry experience includes working as an analyst, modeler, and programmer. His numerous publications appear in various IT related fields. He is a member of AIS, ACM, INFORMS, and DSI.


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