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Ahmed Banafa


M.S., Lehigh University; B.S., King Abdulaziz University

Research Interests
Information systems design and analysis, computer networks, e-commerce

Professor Banafa has extensive experience in operations and management as well as a research background in a variety of techniques and analyses. He is a member and reviewer with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a certified Microsoft Office Specialist, and he has served as a reviewer and technical contributor for several business and technical books. His experience in higher education includes serving as an instructor of business and technology at several universities and colleges, including the University of California, Berkeley; California State University, East Bay; Ohlone College; and Heald College. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Parthenon award for best instructor from Heald College – San José in 2012 and 2010, and a 2003 Certificate of Honor from the City and County of San Francisco. Professor Banafa is also included in the 2000–2001 Who's Who in Finance and Industry.


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