Faculty and Staff

Dr. Hamid Nemati


Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management

Bryan 425 hrnemati@uncg.edu (336) 334-4993 Download Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Hamid R. Nemati is a Professor of Information Systems at the Information Systems and Supply Chain Management Department of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He holds a doctorate degree in Information Technology and Management Science from the University of Georgia and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Massachusetts. He has extensive professional experience a developer and an analyst and has consulted with a number of major corporations. Before coming to UNCG, he was on the faculty of J. Mack Robinson College of Business Administration at Georgia State University.

Dr. Nemati is internationally recognized for his research in behavioral aspects of Information Technology development and use. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Information Security and Privacy and the Editor-in-Chief of the Information Security and Privacy Book Series. He has published ten books and over 130 peer reviewed academic publications in various scholarly and professional journals and conference proceedings.  He has been the PI or Co-PI on several grant projects totaling over $450,000. Noteworthy among them are grants awarded for studying the implication of the use of information technology in prevention of interpersonal violence specifically domestic and child abuse and a grant awarded by the UNC System to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for the development of three Post Baccalaureate Certificate Programs in Information Technology, Information Assurance, Security and Privacy and Logistic and Supply Chain Management. He was the director of MSITM, where during his tenure; he revised the curriculum, increased student enrollment and introduced new programs.

Dr. Nemati is an award winning teacher and has extensive experience teaching various aspects of information technology. He has developed and taught over 30 new courses including courses in software application programming and web development, cybersecurity, information security, database development, knowledge management and data analytics. He has mentored undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students on various research projects including independent projects, theses and dissertations. He has mentored over twenty doctoral students and has been the academic advisor to over 100 graduate students and has supervised over 70 graduate research projects. To date, his research collaborations with his students has resulted in one published book and over 40 refereed research articles.

Research and Awards

A Rule-Based Semantic Approach for Data Integration, Standardization and Dimensionality Reduction Utilizing the UMLS: Application to Predicting Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

Minoo Modaresnezhad, Ali Vahdati, Ali Ardestani, Fereldoon Sadri

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Computers in Biology and Medicine