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Faculty and Staff

Sara  Rushinek

Sara Rushinek

Professor, Business Technology

(305) 284-1964
Jenkins 417M

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
  • Dot Net (.net) Internets and intranets Web services and servers coding

Selected Publications

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

"The Influence of Trouble-shooting, Education and Documentation on Comptuer 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, Tel Aviv University
  • Consultant / legal services, Internet / e-commerce start-up ventures
  • Microsoft Technical Education Board and Comdex Education Board


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A., University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A., Tel Aviv University, Israel


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

    School of Business Administration
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TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
UNDERGRADUATE: 305-284-4641