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Dr. Myungjae Kwak - Ph.D.

Myungjae Kwak

Department of Information Technology

Phone: 478.757.6682

  • Macon - Professional Sciences and Conference Center - 314
    Phone: 478-757-6682
Office Hours: Tuesday 11 am – 3 pm
Wednesday 11 am – 3 pm
or by appointment

Courses: Spring 2024
CSCI 1302 Computer Science II
CSCI 2205 Intro to Data Structures
ITEC 4255 Game Design and Development
ITEC 8100 Data Science and Analytics Strategy
Education: Ph.D., Information Systems and Technology - Claremont Graduate University (CGU)
M.S., Information Systems and Technology - Claremont Graduate University (CGU)
M.E., Computer Science - Information & Communications University (currently KAIST, South Korea)
B.S., Economics - Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Seoul, South Korea)
Awards and Honors: Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019,2022
Dean's Award for Outstanding Service 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Dean's Award for Outstanding Teaching 2015, 2018
Publications: Wang, Y., Xu, B., Kwak, M., & Zeng, X. (2021). A noise injection strategy for graph autoencoder training. Neural Computing and Applications, 33(10), 4807-4814.
­Kwak, M., Kang, K., & Wang, Y. (2019). Methods of metabolite identification using MS/MS data. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 1-7.
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.
Kwak, M., Koohang, A, Floyd, K, & Choi, A., “An Educational Adventure Game for Teaching Information Literacy and Student Engagement,” 51th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Jan. 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.
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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