Department of Analytics and Technology
Steve Alter brings to his teaching a mix of practical business
experience and extensive research. Prior to joining USF, Steve
served as founding Vice President of Consilium, Inc. a
manufacturing software firm that went public and later was acquired
by Applied Materials.
Professor Stephen J. Huxley's achievements in academia
have been recognized and lauded by many different organizations.
Notably, he is the recipient of the Sarlo Prize, the highest award
bestowed by USF to a single faculty member. In addition to the
Sarlo Prize, Stephen has received the School of Management
Outstanding Teacher Award five times, the Outstanding Service Award
four times and the Outstanding Faculty Research Award. He was the
winner of the 17th Annual International Franz Edelman Competition
for Management Science Achievement, the highest award given by the
Department Chair / Director / Professor
Arthur I. Karshmer received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from
the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1978. His research
interests are in the fields of the operating system-architecture
interface, metropolitan area networking and computer interfaces for
Professor Paul Lorton Jr. has been teaching courses in
Management Information systems at USF since 1973. Paul's
achievements have made him a visionary in the field of information
systems and technology.
Director / Associate Professor
Vijay Mehrotra is an Associate Professor of Quantitative
Analytics at the University of San Francisco. He is also a
management consultant with a specialization in analytic models and
process improvement, and a successful angel investor and advisor to
early stage startups.
Term Associate Professor
Steve's research focuses on using technology in
education helping students to better understand ideas and learn to
approach a business problem through critical thinking and analysis.
He looks at technology as a tool to help students learn how to
Joel Oberstone has been teaching at the University of San
Francisco since 1986, after teaching at USC, UCLA, and Pepperdine
University. As a consultant, his clients have included Microsoft,
Synopsys, KQED Television, ABC and NBC Television Networks, and
Women's Trust (Bank of America). Joel also writes a
regular column for the Wall Street Journal Europe using sports
Director / Term Assistant Professor
Mouwafac taught Business Math courses at USF Math Department
for seven years before he joined the School of Management.