Bio of Karthikeyan Umapathy

Karthikeyan Umapathy is currently working as Associate Professor at the School of Computing, University of North Florida. He received his PhD in Information Sciences and Technology from the Pennsylvania State University. His research interests are complex software development, system interoperability, data interoperability, patterns, design and development of web services-based solutions, systems integration, and IT standardization. His research works are published in various conferences such as Americas Conference on Information Systems, Conceptual Modeling, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, International Conference on Web Services, Service Computing Conference, and Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology; and journals such as IEEE Computer, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Frontiers, Information Systems and e-business Management, Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, and Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering. He serves as an editorial board member for Journal of Information Systems Applied Research and Information Systems Education Journal. He served as publicity chair for 2009, 2010, and 2011 Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology conference. His teaching interests are object oriented programming, eBusiness, software design and development, systems design and analysis, enterprise integration fundamentals, and advanced enterprise information systems and technologies. He is Co-PI for Digging into Human Rights Violations Project funded by National Science Foundation. He is a Florida Campus Compact STEM Fellow, Florida Campus Compact STEM Certified Scholar, and UNF Community Scholar.

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Latest News

BROKEN LINK - Your company’s website may be doing more harm than good

September 1, 2013

Jacksonville 904 magazine August 2013 issue provides some good best practices to follow when building business websites. Well, I have admit my bias about the article as I was interviewed by the author (Jocelyn Tolbert).  

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Won CONISAR 2012 Conference Best PaperAward

November 7, 2012

Paper titled "Comparing Performance of Web Service Interaction Styles: SOAP vs. REST" won the best conference paper award at CONISAR 2012 conference, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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Digging into Human Rights Violations Talk at the Western University

June 20, 2012

I was invited by Western University, Canada to give talk on the system architecture developed for the Digging into Human Rights Violation Software.  

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UNF Computing User Group Expo and CTO Panel

2014 UNF Computing User Group Expo and CTO Panel

UNF School of Computing is hosting 2014 Computing User Group Expo and CTO Panel on Saturday, October 25th, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the Adam W. Herbert University Center. The event is free and open for general public, however, registration is required to attend the event. Please register at below link.

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School of Computing Symposium

Fall 2014 Symposium

At the symposium, students and faculty will present their project works as poster. Fall 2014 School of Computing Symposium will be held on December 5, 2014 from 3 PM to 5:30 PM. The symposium is free and open for general public, however, registration is required to attend the event. Please register at below link.

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Senior Project

Senior Project

Senior Project is a two-semester sequence capstone course on software systems development for real-world clients. Students design and develop a prototype information system in collaboration with a community partner. As a part of this course, students will offer information systems development service to non-profit and/or small-business organizations from North-East Florida region. I am always looking for projects for students, feel free to contact me, if you have interesting project or interested in participating as a community partner.

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Thesis and Research Opportunities

Student Research and Thesis Opportunities

If you are interested in working on research projects (or on your thesis) in web services and complex systems development topics, feel free contact me. If web services or system development does not interest you, I would be willing to work with you on research topic of your interest as long as it is within realm of information systems and information science.

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