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Dr. Myungjae Kwak

Myungjae Kwak

Associate Professor
Department of Information Technology

Phone: 478.757.6682

Locations:
  • Macon - Professional Sciences and Conference Center - 314
    Phone: 478-757-6682
Office Hours: Monday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
or by appointment

Courses: Fall 2020
FTA 2410 Coding for FinTech
ITEC 3100 Python Scripting
ITEC 4244 Database Programming
ITEC 4362 Computer Architecture
ITEC 6410 Object-Oriented System Analysis and Design
Education: Ph.D., Information Systems and Technology - Claremont Graduate University (CGU)
M.S., Information Systems and Technology - Claremont Graduate University (CGU)
M.E., Computer Engineering - Information & Communications University (currently KAIST)
B.S., Economics - Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS)
Awards and Honors: Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2014
Dean's Award for Outstanding Service 2014
Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2015
Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching 2015
Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2017
Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching 2018
Dean's Award for Outstanding Service 2018
Publications: Kang, K., Kwak, M, & Shin, S., “A Calculus of Virtual Community Knowledge Intentions: Anonymity, Perceived Network-Structure,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, 58(2), p. 110-121, 2018.
Lee, I., Kwak, M, & Han, D., “A Dynamic k-Nearest Neighbor Method for WLAN-Based Positioning Systems,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, 56(4), p. 295-300, 2016.
Talmage, C., Casper, D., Hollifield, S., Brooks, J., Holland, J., Nylund, C., Choi, A., Kwak, M., “Tesla’s Revenge: A 2D Educational Adventure Game for Information Literacy and Student Engagement,” Proceedings of 19th of Southern Association for Information Systems Conference (SAIS), St. Augustine, FL, March 2016
Kwak, M., Yurov, K.M., and Floyd, K., “A 3D Learning Game to Foster Computational Thinking in K-12 Education”, 55th Annual International Association for Computer Information Systems Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL, October 2015.
Casper, D., Talmage, C., Hollifield, S., Nylund, C., & Kwak, M., “Chasing the Truth: An Educational Game for Information Literacy and Student Engagement,” Proceedings of 18th of Southern Association for Information Systems Conference (SAIS), Hilton Head, South Carolina, 2015.
Grayson, M., Kwak, M., & Choi, A. (2014). Automated Platform for Aggregation and Topical Sentiment Analysis of News Articles, Blogs, and Other Online Materials, Issues in Information Systems, 15(2), 350-358.
Yerby, J., Hollifield, S., Kwak, M., & Flyod, K. (2014). Development of Serious Games for Teaching Digital Forensics, Issues in Information Systems, 15(2), 335-343.
Yurov, K.M., Yurova Y.V., Kwak M., & Ku, C-H. (2014). The Effect of Psychological and Environmental Factors on Academic Performance of Video Gamers. Issues in Information Systems, 15(2), 393-398.
Yurov, K., Beasley, S., Kwak, M., and Floyd, K. (2014). “An initial study of educational game applications supporting the STEM education in K-12 systems”, Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 2(1), 169-179.
Ku, C., Kwak, M., Yurov, K., and Yurova, Y., “A Study of the Influence of Gaming Behavior on Academic Performance of IT College Students”, Proceedings of 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Savannah, Georgia, 2014.
M. Kwak, G. Leroy, J. D. Martinez, J. Harwell, “Development and evaluation of a biomedical search engine using a predicate-based vector space model,” Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI), Vol. 46, 929-939. 2013.


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