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Professor of Operations & Management Information Systems
M. Ghiassi, Ph.D.
OMIS Professor and Breetwor Fellow Dr. Manoochehr Ghiassi is the director of the MSIS Program at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. He teaches courses in Structured Programming, Systems Programming, Object-Oriented Programming, Software Project Management, Operating Systems, Computer Simulation, and Management Information Systems.
Dr. Ghiassi's current research interests involve artificial neural networks, software engineering, object-oriented programming, software testing, software quality, and simulation modeling. He has published several papers in IEEE, AIIE, Computer Design, and Operations Research publications. Firms such as AT&T, the U.S. Army, National Semiconductor, Sun Microsystems, Mentor Graphics, Signetics, and Microtec Research regularly consult him for guidance with engineering and simulation projects. Dr. Ghiassi has over 15 years of experience in software engineering and has developed methodology and tools necessary to establish quality assurance programs for software validation and verification.