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Sara  Rushinek

Sara Rushinek

Professor, Business Technology

Research Interests

Computer applications for decision-making; electronic stock trading systems; internet and e-commerce security of enterprise resource management; expert systems for Internet applications; virtual internet web-based office software; expert witness testimony and computer litigation support training; and Dot Net (.net) internets and intranets web services and servers coding

Featured Publications

  • "What Makes Users Happy," Communications of the Associations for Computing Machinery (ACM)

    "The Influence of Trouble-shooting, Education and Documentation on Computer User Satisfaction," IEEE Transactions of Systems, Man and Cybernetics

    "Project Management Software Feature Profitability: Windows, Networks, Mainframes, Filtered Task Diagrams, Schedules, and Calendars," Journal of Computer Information Systems

    "Data Encryption Features for Computer Hardware and Software Profitability: I/O Ports, Expansion Slots, Algorithms, Cyphers and Security," Computers & Security

    "Using Experts for Detecting and Litigating Computer Crime," Managerial Auditing Journal

    "Correlating Investors' Preference to Stock Characteristics: An Algorithm for Internet Software Decision Support System Development in the Crude Oil and Refining Industry," Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Visiting Professor, University of Southern California
  • Visiting Professor, Tel Aviv University
  • Consultant, Legal services, Internet/e-commerce start-up ventures
  • Microsoft Technical Education Board
  • Comdex Education Board


  • Expert systems and artificial intelligence for automated stock trading
  • Visual BASIC and VBA programming
  • Internet application development, Web server and website management
  • MIS and e-learning


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A., Tel Aviv University
Sara  Rushinek


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