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Arijit Sengupta

Arijit Sengupta

Associate Dean for Accreditation and Technology Systems

Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, CBC 304B
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-1427


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Areas of Expertise

  • Application of mobile technologies
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Student performance and engagement

Professional Activities

Dr. Sengupta earned his doctorate in Computer Science from Indiana University, Bloomington, and a B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Prior to joining FIU, Dr. Sengupta served as Associate Dean and Professor at Wright State University as well as faculty at Indiana University and Georgia State University. Dr. Sengupta's research interests are in databases and data modeling, student performance and engagement, application of mobile technologies, Radio-Frequency Identification, and Human-Computer Interfaces.

Dr. Sengupta manages all FIU Business accreditation activities related to the AACSB and SACS Accreditation processes, as well as provides assistance to the program directors and faculty to perform research, assessment, and assurance of learning activities. In addition, Dr. Sengupta manages the Technology Systems team that develops and maintains all FIU Business technology initiatives, including but not limited to databases, financial systems, CRM systems, faculty activity reporting systems, and other internally developed systems. 

Dr. Sengupta teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses, including data structures, database management, mobile application development, supply chain management, systems analysis and design, telecommunications, and web services. Further, he earned five consecutive Outstanding Information Systems and Operations Management Teaching Awards from 2008 through 2012. Dr. Sengupta has published over twenty scholarly, peer-reviewed articles over the course of his career in addition to three refereed practitioner journal papers and over thirty conference proceeding papers.

Courses Taught

  • Data Base Applications
  • Database Management
  • Introduction to Information Systems Management
  • Systems Analysis

Refereed Journal Articles

Sengupta, A., & Subramanian, H. C.


User Control of Personal mHealth Data Using a Mobile Blockchain App: Design Science Perspective.

JMIR mHealth and uHealth

, 10(1)


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Sengupta, A., & Williams, S.


Can an engagement platform persuade students to stay? Applying behavioral models for retention.

International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

, 37(11)


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Zadeh, A. H., Sengupta, A., Zolbanin, H., & Schultz, T. (2020). Enhancing ERP Learning Outcomes through Microsoft Dynamics. Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), 31(2), 83–95.

Wang, C., & Sengupta, A. (2020). Seasonal Impact on Cognitive Performance when Socioeconomic Environments Desynchronize with Natural Environments: Evidence from College Students’ Academic Performance. Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, 20(3/4), 195–216.

Chakraborty, S., Acharya, R., & Sengupta, A. (2018). A factorial evaluation of commuters’ satisfaction on urban mobility - An Indian perspective. Indian Journal of Management, 11(11). View Article

Sengupta, A. (2012). On the feasibility of using conceptual modeling constructs for the design and analysis of XML data. DATA & KNOWLEDGE ENGINEERING, 72, 219–238.

Sengupta, A., & Venkataraman, R. (2011). DocBase - Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Document Database for XML. Journal of Database Management, 22(4), 30–56.

Sengupta, A., & Schiller, S. Z. (2010). FlexRFID: A design, development and deployment framework for RFID-based business applications. Information Systems Frontiers, 12, 551–562.

Sengupta, A. (2009). CFC (Comment-First-Coding)--A Simple yet Effective Method for Teaching Programming to Information Systems Students. Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), 20(4), 393–399.

Sengupta, A., & Ramesh, V. (2009). Designing document SQL (DSQL): An Accessible yet comprehensive ad-hoc querying frontend for Query. Journal of Database Management (JDM), 20(4), 26–53.

Sengupta, A., Schiller, S., & Wang, L. (2009). Saving Lives: The Case of RFID-Based Personnel Tracking in a Chinese Coal Mine. Production and Inventory Management Journal, 45(1), 44–55.

Pal, R., Sengupta, A., & Bose, I. (2008). Role of pilot study in assessing viability of new technology projects: the case of RFID in parking operations. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 23(15), 257–276.

Kim, H. M., & Sengupta, A. (2007). Extracting knowledge from XML document repository: a semantic Web-based approach. Information Technology and Management, 8(3), 205–221.

Kim, H. M., Sengupta, A., Fox, M. S., & Dalkilic, M. (2007). A measurement ontology generalizable for emerging domain applications on the semantic web. Journal of Database Management (JDM), 18(1), 20–42.

Kim, H., Fox, M. S., & Sengupta, A. (2007). How To Build Enterprise Data Models To Achieve Compliance To Standards Or Regulatory Requirements (and share data). Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 8(2), 105–128.

Sengupta, A., & Sethi, V. (2007). AMCIS 2007 panel summary: The promise of RFID technologies. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 20, 56.

Sengupta, A., & Dillon, A. (2006). Query by templates: Using the shape of information to search next-generation databases. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 49(2), 128–144.

Kim, H. M., Sengupta, A., & Evermann, J.


MOQ: Web services ontologies for QoS and general quality evaluations.

International Journal of Metadata Semantics and Ontologies

, 2(3)


Sengupta, A., & Purao, S. (2000). Transitioning Existing Content: inferring organisation-specific documents. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 8(1), 91–99.

Dillon, A., & Sengupta, A. (1997). Extending SGML to accommodate database functions: A Methodological Overview. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 48, 629–637.

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