George Widmeyer, Ph.D.

Career Title:  University ProfessorGeorge Widmeyer

B.E.S. Summa Cum Laude Engineering Science, College of Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1973
M.S. Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, National Science Foundation Trainee, 1975
Ph.D. Information Systems, School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 1986

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Career Profile:  George spent 25 years teaching information technology (IT) courses at the University of Southern California, University of Michigan and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.  He taught undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in face-to-face, online and hybrid learning modes and has been a director of MS degree programs.  He has directed MBA student teams working on consulting projects with such companies as American Express, Citibank, Ford, Lockheed Martin, and Microsoft.  He has published research on computer supported decision-making, learning and collaboration in virtual worlds, and information systems design.  Over the years he has chaired several international research conferences in Europe and the United States.  Before his academic career he spent eight years in industry as an operations research analyst and manager of IT.

Current Interests:  
Working with academic colleagues on information systems design theory
Volunteering at Fort Lewis College
Riding the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Hiking the trails of Southwestern Colorado