Jigish   Zaveri




Dr. Jigish Zaveri is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Science and Systems, Earl Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University. He received the Ph.D. (1992, Management Information Systems) and M.S. (1988, Chemical Engineering) degrees from University of Kentucky and the B. Tech. (1985, Chemical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology. Dr. Zaveri has numerous research publications that have appeared in Decision Science, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems Education Journal, Journal of Digital Business, and others. He also has several book chapters in Handbook of Decision on Decision Support System (Springer), Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems (IDEA group), Manufacturing Decision Support Systems (Chapman-Hall), and others.

Dr. Zaveri has more than 45 research presentations and articles presented at major national and international conferences. He has also worked on numerous funded projects for several agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, the National Transportation Center, the National Security Agency, Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, Maryland Department of Transportation, and others.

Research Interests
Decision Analysis, Management Information Systems, Information Systems Security, Healthcare Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Management, E-Commerce, Organizational Learning, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Software Engineering, Homeland Security, Decision Support Systems, and Pedagogy.

Recent Publications

"A Risk-Assessment Model for Cyber Attacks on Information Systems," Journal of Computers, Volume 5, No. 3, pp 352-359, March 2010 (with S. Patel).

"Framework to Assess Financial Cost of Cyber Attacks on Control Systems," Journal of Digital Business, Volume IV, Nos. I & II, pp 36-45, December 2009 - January 2010, (with S. Patel and J. Hua).

"Securing Business Information Systems from Cyber Attacks," Journal of Digital Business, Volume 3, Nos. 1 & 2, pp 35-53, December 2008 - January 2009, (with S. Patel and J. Hua).

"An Emergency Management System (EMS) Perspective - Situational Awareness and Decision Making," a 131-page report submitted to the U. S. Department of Homeland Security. This was a joint project with Johns Hopkins University - Applied Physics Laboratory, Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response (PACER), Overall Project Grant (Grant Number N00014-D6-1-0991) of more than 15 million dollars, August, 2009.

"Adaptive Decision Support Systems via Problem Processor Learning," Handbook on Decision Support Systems Vol. 1, Editors: F. Burstein and C. W. Holsapple, Chapter 30, pp 659-696, in series 'International Handbooks on Information Systems', Springer, ISBN: 978-3-540-48712-8, 2008, (with C. W. Holsapple, V. S. Jacob, and R. Pakath).