MIS Research

MIS Research

Faculty Research at the Department of MIS

At the Department of Management Information Systems, our commitment to providing support and infrastructure for research activities has allowed us to attract and retain some of the world's best researchers. We are home to faculty members who are respected globally as experts in their field. Both current faculty members and graduates of the department have received numerous recognitions for their accomplishments and leadership in the field.

The MIS department is unique in the world of academic because we actively pursue corporate partnerships and funding. Collaborating with companies on real-world problems enables faculty and graduate student research to flourish while forming strong bonds with the corporate world. Our successful technology transfer program combined with a focus on real-world business applications has resulted in the development of successful and long-lasting startups and products.


in worldwide research publication rankings
MISQ, ISR and JMIS journals


in research grants and other state and industry support


AIS Fellows on the faculty
Association for Information Systems

Our Research Stories

Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

A research group adapting and developing artificial intelligence, neural networks, genetic algorithms, statistical analysis, computational linguistics and visualization techniques for digital libraries, intelligent retrieval, collaborating computing and knowledge management.

Center for the Management of Information

A world leader in the research and development of collaboration processes and technologies. CMI develops the theory, technology and processes that allow groups to move to new levels of efficiency and productivity while retaining a focus on the people at the heart of every organization.

INSITE: Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics

Created to address the nonstop flood of data being generated by social media and Web 2.0., the center develops innovative analytical techniques to unleash the hidden wealth in this data, harness the power of social media and lead to actionable insights for organizations.

Information Assurance and Security Education Center

Addressing the growing need for cybersecurity professionals, the center fosters curriculum development, research, professional alliances and educational outreach as it applies to areas of information and cybersecurity training and awareness.

MicroAge Lab and MIS Commons

The lab provides instructional and research support to all Eller departments and faculty, with a focus on providing access to high-end hardware and software technology and facilitating collaborative projects between the University and private industry.

National Center for Border Security and Immigration

A consortium of 14 institutions dedicated to the development of innovative technologies, processes and policies to protect national borders, foster international trade and enhance long-term understanding of immigration determinants and dynamics.