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Walter Rodriguez, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor
Dept of Info System & Operation Mgt
Office: Lutgert Hall LH - 3350
Phone: 239-590-7360
Email: wrodrigz@fgcu.edu

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Ph.D. in Engineering Project Management (CE/ISE), University of Florida (1982)

Dr. Rodriguez's research focuses on visual-based systems development, advanced distributed learning technologies, and e-business operations management and strategy. During his academic career, he has published over 120 research articles and four McGraw-Hill books. He has been awarded several National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, as well as private-industry grants in: systems development, collaborative decision-support, distributed learning technologies, and multi-project management areas.

Dr. Rodriguez is Professor of Computer Information Systems and Director of the Institute for Technological Innovation. He is Founding Chair of the Departments of Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, and Decision Sciences. He teaches Computer Information Systems and Data Communication courses. He founded and chaired the Engineering Computer Graphics Program at Georgia Tech (1985-1993) and was awarded the Harvard Foundation Medal (1994) and a Postdoctoral Fellowship (Information Technology) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996), while holder of the Louis Berger Endowed Chair at Tufts University.