Professor of Management Information Systems
Carin Chuang is aProfessor of Management Information Systems in the College of Business at Purdue University Northwest. Carin holds a Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems from Purdue University and two master degrees from Michigan State University with an emphasis on hospitality information systems and urban studies. Carin previously taught ten years in the Computer and Information Technology Department at Purdue University Northwest --- Westville Campus and was awarded University wide 2014-2015 Outstanding Teacher Award.
Carin teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Systems Analysis and Design, Project Management, E-Business Strategy, Principles of Information Systems, Database Management Analysis and Design, Advanced Spreadsheet Applications, and Internet Programming. Professor Chuang has more than 50 scholarly publications, most in peer-reviewed journals. Carin’s research interests focus on enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation and evaluation, system dynamics and simulation, business system analysis, project management, e-business strategy, and experiential learning. Dr. Chuang was awarded four Scholarship of Engagement Grants from the Indiana Campus Compact to design service-learning courses and community engagement projects.
Prior to joining academia, Dr. Chuang had 13 years industry experience and worked in well-known Fortune 500 organizations including EDS (Electronic Data Systems), Caterpillar Inc. and Perkins+Will Global.