Gireesh Gupta

Gireesh Gupta
Gireesh Gupta
Associate Professor,
Computer Science

Meet Gireesh Gupta

Seeks to cultivate a harmonious relationship with his students to have a warm and welcoming learning environment.

His interest in programming, databases, and mobile computing.

Publishing computing articles in journals and local newspapers; sharing his knowledge of Hinduism through articles he has written.

“The first car I owned was a Pontiac Catalina – a huge 8 cylinder car and a gas guzzler!”

Examples of the classes taught by Gireesh Gupta:
  • Introduction to Computing
  • Introduction to Business
  • Spreadsheet and Database Applications using Excel 2016 & Access 2016
  • Web Site Development using HTML/XHTML
  • Applications of Quantitative Methods in Business & Economics
  • Mathematics Essentials
  • Intermediate Algebra
  • College Algebra
  • Mathematics for Liberal Arts
  • Quantitative Analysis I (Business Statistics)
  • Files and Database Systems

Continuing education credits in various computer science courses completed at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC, and at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, NC. GPA = 4.0 (1988 – 1992)
• M.B.A. with concentration in Computer Information Systems, University of
Rochester, Rochester, N.Y. (1982)
• M.S. in Biophysics, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y. (1978)
• B.Sc. in Biochemical Engineering, H.B. Technological Institute, Kanpur, U.P. India (1973)
• B.Sc. Meerut College, Meerut, U.P. India (1969)

• Mobile Technologies are Exhibiting Unprecedented Growth and have the Potential to Help the Destitute of the World, The International Journal of Science in Society, Volume 3, Issue 1, © 2012, pp. 153-166. I also presented the paper at The Third International Conference on Science in Society held between 8/5/2011 and 8/7/2011 at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
• Ubiquitous Mobile Phones Are Becoming Indispensable, ACM Inroads, Volume 2, Number 2, P. 32-33, June 2011.
• Communication Technology Can Help Alleviate Poverty and Promote Peace, Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (CCN-10), © ISRST 2010, P. 75-78, July 12-14, 2010. I also presented the paper at this conference held in Orlando, FL.
• Implementation of Two Instructional Technologies at a Small Liberal Arts College, Campus Technology 2008 online conference proceedings, Poster Session, or p. 1-5, July 29, 2008, co-authored with Marcia Makl. We also exhibited the poster at this conference held in Boston, MA.
• Computer Literacy: Essential in Today’s Computer-Centric World, SIGCSE Bulletin – inroads, Volume 38, Number 2, p. 115 – 119, June 2006

My current research interests are in the area of mobile technology and its impact on mitigating poverty.

  • Served as the faculty moderator of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Student Chapter (1985 – 2010) – the Chapter received about $20,000 in student scholarships from the AITP Charlotte Chapter that were awarded to students.
  • I was Key driver in doing the research, developing the plan, writing grant proposal, raising $2750, and purchasing and implementing two smart technologies – SynchronEyes (a lab control software) and Sympodium Interactive Pen Display (an interactive presentation tool) – in the instructional computer labs at Belmont Abbey College to create a more effective teaching and learning environment (2006-2007).
  • I co-designed and co-created the very first multi-media classroom at Belmont Abbey College for computer-aided instructions with full motion audio/video capability and Internet access (1996).

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