Altaf Ahmad

BA 319H
W. P. Carey School of Business
Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4606
Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4606

Biography

Altaf Ahmad is a clinical associate professor in information systems with the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU. His research interests center on information privacy and technology use. He joined ASU in 2011 from Howard University in Washington, D.C. He has shouldered leadership positions within the school and has been instrumental in the redesign of several courses as well as the creation of the new B.S. in business data analytics. For these things and his exceptional teaching, he received the Huizingh Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award in 2014 and 2018. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 2010
  • M.B.A. University of Technology, Sydney, Australia 2005
  • B.S. Rochester Institute of Technology, NY 2002

Research Interests

  • Information Privacy 
  • Technology Use

Publications

  • “Mining for Computing Jobs”, IEEE Software. January/February, pp 78-85, 2010
  • “A Comparative Study of IT/IS Job Skills and Job Definitions”, Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference, St. Louis, April 19-21, 2007.
  • “Enterprise Systems and Intraorganizational Interdependence: A Task-Technology Fit Perspective”, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Acapulco, Mexico, August 04-06, 2006.

Research Activity

  • “The Effect of Personality on Privacy Concern”

Courses

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 340Bus Info Systems Devlopment I
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 340Bus Info Systems Devlopment I
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 340Bus Info Systems Devlopment I
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 340Bus Info Systems Devlopment I
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 340Bus Info Systems Devlopment I
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
CIS 494Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
CIS 494Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
CIS 494Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 345Bus Info Systems Devlopment II
CIS 493Honors Thesis

Honors/Awards

  • Huizingh Oustanding Undergraduate Teacher 2018
  • Huizingh Oustanding Undergraduate Teacher 2014
  • AMCIS Doctoral Consortium, 2008
  • Research Grant, The Pontikes Center for Management of Information, 2007, 2006

Work History

Arizona State University: 2011-present Previous appointments Howard University