Dr. Drew Hwang

Drew HwangProfessor and Chair
dhwang@cpp.edu
Building 164-1022A
(909) 869-5289
http://hwang.cisdept.cpp.edu

Dr. Drew Hwang is a Professor and the Chair of the Computer Information Systems department at Cal Poly Pomona. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Soochow University, Taiwan, a M.S. in Business Computer Information Systems from California State University, Fresno, and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Mississippi.

Dr. Hwang has been a leader in curriculum development and teacher-scholar research in areas such as Web Development, E-commerce Applications Development, and Secure Web Development.  Benefited from his academic background and industry experience, Dr. Hwang takes a hands-on and learn-by-doing approach in his teaching. He was also the founder advisor for the Interactive Web Development Student Association (IWDSA) and the founder Director for the Mitchell C. Hill Center for Applied Business Technology (MCHABIT).

Dr. Hwang has had more than ten years of industry experiences as a system analyst, project manager, and chief technology officer in the area of business computer information systems. He was the chief developer of eHongKong.com, an ecommerce portal site which secured a venture capital fund of US$36 million from the New World Development Ltd., one of the top five enterprises in Hong Kong, in 2001.

Recent Courses

  • CIS 101 Introduction to Microcomputing
  • CIS 311 Interactive Web Development
  • CIS 451 Ecommerce Applications Development
  • CIS 491 Secure Web Applications
  • CIS 466 Systems Development Project

Research Interests

Digital Transformation, Electronic commerce, IS Curriculum Design and Development, Design and Development of Internet-based Systems, Secure Web Development, Social Media, Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems and more.

Journal Publications

  • Pittman, J.M., Pike, R. & Hwang. D. (2017). Cloud-based Versus Local-based Web Development. Information Systems Education Journal. 15(4), pp. 52-68.
  • Hwang, D., Pike, R. & Manson, D. (2016). The Development of an Educational Cloud for IS Curriculum through a Student-Run Data Center. Information Systems Education Journal, 14(1), pp. 62-70.
  • Hwang, D., Ma, Z., & Wang, M. (2015). The Information Systems Core: A Study from the Perspective of IS Core Curricula in the U.S. Information Systems Education Journal, 13(6), pp. 27-34.
  • Hwang, D & Curl, S. (2014). The Market for Career Tracks in Undergraduate IS Curricula in the U.S. Information Systems Education Journal, 12(3), pp. 27-34.
  • Wang, W & Hwang, D. (2012). A Case Study of a Government Sponsored Enterprise Resource Planning Project in a Chinese Apparel Company. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, 8(4), 63-76.
  • Hwang, D., Preiser-Houy, L., & Shang, R.A. (2012). A Comprehensive Framework for Online Store Functionalities. Issues in Information Systems, 12(2), pp. 336-345.
  • Wang, M., Liu, H.P., & Hwang, D. (2012). Applying Data Analytics to Development of the Web-based Information Security Career System. International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering, 2(5), pp. 806-809.
  • Soe, L., Guthrie, R., Yakura, E., & Hwang, D. (2012). Designing an Introductory CIS Course to Attract and Retain Female (and Male) Students, Information Systems Education Journal, 10(4), pp. 31-40.
  • Hwang, D. & Wang, M. (2011). An Innovative Framework of Integrating ERP into IS 2010 Model Curriculum. Communications of the IIMA, 11(3), pp. 75-86.
  • Wang, W., Zhang, X. & Hwang, D. (2011). Object Data Reuse and Integration in ERP. Issues in Information Systems, 12(1), pp. 392-400.
  • Wang, W. & Hwang, D. (2010). Abstraction Assistant: an Automatic Text Abstraction System. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(9), pp. 1790-1799.
  • Hwang, D. & Soe, L. (2010). An Analysis of Career Tracks in the Design of IS Curricula in the U.S. Information Systems Education Journal, 8(13), pp. 1-16. Best Paper Award.
  • Hwang, D. & Pollitte, B. (2007). SCAAS: A Secure Authentication and Access Control System for Web Application Development. Communications of the IIMA, 7(1), pp. 55-64.
  • Soe, L. & Hwang, D. (2007). Career Track Design in IS Curriculum: A Case Study. Information Systems Education Journal, 5(9), pp. 3-19. Best Paper Award.
  • Soe, L. & Hwang, D. (2002). A Student Team Project for Effective Use of Internet Technologies by a Manufacturing Company. Journal of Informatics Education and Research, 3(1), pp. 43-52.
  • Conlon S. & Hwang, D. (1998). Maintaining Computer-Based Information Systems Using Text-Based Intelligent Systems Techniques. The Journal of International Information Management, 7(2), pp. 81-92.
  • Conlon S. & Hwang, D. (1996). An Application Framework for Text-Based Intelligent Systems in Organizational Text Processing. The Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 9(1), pp. 133-140.
  • Aiken, M., Hwang, D., & Lu, L. C. (1996). Chinese Electronic Brainstorming. The Journal of Association for Global Strategic Information, 5(2), pp. 51-56, 66.
  • Conlon S., Conlon, J., & Hwang, D. (1996). Nestedness, Separability, Information System, and the Role of the Manager. Decision Support Systems, 18(2), pp. 167-179. Has won the Highest Quality Rating Award from the ANBAR Electronic Intelligence in
  • Conlon S., Gillenwater, E., & Hwang, D. (1996). Enhancing Menu-based Executive Information Systems Using a Natural Language-Menu Guide. Journal of International Information Management, 5(1), pp. 105-119.
  • Aiken, M., Hwang, D., & Martin, J. (1996). A Japanese Group Decision Support System. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 9(5/6).
  • Conlon S., Gillenwater, E., & Hwang, D. (1996). “Distributed Manufacturing Support Systems: The Integration of Distributed Group Support Systems with Manufacturing Support Systems. Omega International Journal of Management Science, 13(5), pp. 178-186.
  • Aiken, M., Kim, D., Hwang, D., & Lu, L.C. (1995). A Korean Group Decision Support System. Information & Management, 28(5), pp. 303-310.
  • Aiken, M., Hwang, D. (1995). “A Chinese Group Decision Support System” International Journal of Information and Management Sciences, 6(1), pp. 45-51.
  • Aiken, M., Hwang, D., & Martin, J. (1994). Multilingual Group Decision Support Systems for International Business. The Journal of Language for International Business, 6(1), pp. 1-10.
  • Aiken, M., Hwang, D., & Govindarajulu, C. (1994). Distributed Processing Using a Local Area Network” SIGOIS Bulletin, 4(3), pp. 22-24.
  • Aiken, M., Hwang, D., Paolillo, J., & Kim, D., & Lu, L.C. (1994). A Group Decision Support System for the Asian Pacific Rim. Journal of International Information Management, 3(2), pp. 1-13.
  • Aiken, M., Hwang, D., De Magalhaes, R., & Martin, J. (1993). A Comparison of Malaysian and American Groups Using a Group Decision Support System. Journal of Information Science, 19(6), pp. 489-491. 

Publication Awards

  • Hwang, D. & Soe, L. (2010). An Analysis of Career Tracks in the Design of IS Curricula in the U.S. Information Systems Education Journal, 8(13), pp. 1-16. Best Paper Award.
  • Soe, L. & Hwang, D. (2007). Career Track Design in IS Curriculum: A Case Study. Information Systems Education Journal, 5(9), pp. 3-19. Best Paper Award.
  • Conlon S., Conlon, J., & Hwang, D. (1996). Nestedness, Separability, Information System, and the Role of the Manager. Decision Support Systems, 18(2), pp. 167-179. The paper received a “Citation of Excellence” award and a “Three Star” Quality Rating award from ANBAR Electronic Intelligence and the MCB University Press in 1996 and 1998 respectively. 

Keynote Speeches

  • “Digital Transformation using SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud),” the 15th Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, Chicago, April 26-28, 2017.
  • “Web Application Security in the Cloud,” the 14th Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, Washington D.C., April 9-11, 2014.
  • “Web Application Security in the Cloud,” the International Conference on Software Engineering and Digital Technology, Tokyo, Japan, December 2014.
  • “Social Media Systems and Management,” the 4th International Conference on Information, Integration, and Innovation, December 2012.

Grant Receiptions

  • Awarded $2000 for the development of a Webmaster Certificate Program for Center for Advanced Computing Technology.
  • Awarded $33,000 from Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a Riverside-based company, for a nine-month Engineering Interdisciplinary Clinic (EIC) project to develop an operational plan for the effective and innovative use of the Internet technologies.
  • Awarded $36,000 from Luxfer Gas Cylinders, a Riverside-based international company, for a nine-month Engineering Interdisciplinary Clinic (EIC) project to develop a “Customer Service” intranet that will publish database information from the company’s SAP system.
  • Awarded $10,000 by National Science Foundation to develop a data-driven Web site for The Center of Innovation and Management of Design.
  • Awarded $3,000 from a summer stipend program of the College of Business to develop a new EBZ course teaching server-side e-commerce applications development.