Faculty Profile

Dipakkumar Pravin

Title
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department
Information Technology and Decision Sciences
College
College of Business

    

Education

PhD, (UTD) University of Texas at Dallas, 1998.
Major: Computer Science
Dissertation Title: Parallel Algorithms for Spatial Data
MS, (UTD) University of Texas at Dallas, 1988.
Major: Computer Science
MBA, BK School of Business Management, Gujarat University, 1984.
Major: Finance
MSc, School of Sciences, Gujarat University, 1979.
Major: Physics/Electronics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

BCIS 5420.003, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Summer 2023 Syllabus
BCIS 5420.004, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Summer 2023

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

BCIS 5420.002, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.003, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5620.001, Networking and Telecommunications, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.002, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.005, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2022 SPOT
BCIS 5420.008, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4630.002, Fundamentals of Information Technology Security, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.002, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.003, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4900.758, Special Problems, Spring 2022 Syllabus
BCIS 3680.002, Enterprise Oriented Programming, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.501, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2021 SPOT
BCIS 4630.001, Fundamentals of Information Technology Security, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.002, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3630.002, Object Oriented Programming for Business, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.002, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.501, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3630.001, Object Oriented Programming for Business, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Spring 2020 Syllabus
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2020 Syllabus
BCIS 3630.001, Object Oriented Programming for Business, Spring 2020 Syllabus
BCIS 4900.758, Special Problems, Spring 2020 Syllabus
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.003, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5420.501, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4900.708, Special Problems, Fall 2019
BCIS 5420.001, Foundations of Database Management Systems, Spring 2019 SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
Bera, D., Sidorova, A., Kim, D., Pravin, D. P. (2021). Reviewing the Success of Blockchain Technology in Realms of Socio-Technical Cohesion.
Pravin, D., Bhagat, S. P. Cybersecurity Awareness and Adaptive Responses Among College Students. Denton:.
Pravin, D., Amin, M. Trusted Cyber Messengers: Spreading Awareness to Induce Actions.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Pravin, D., Robinson, A. (Supporting), Costello, J. (Supporting), "Evaluating Ontologies for the Cybersecurity Workforce Development Applications," Sponsored by (DHS) The Department of Homeland Security, Federal, $7200 Funded. (May 24, 2021August 20, 2021).
Grant - Research
Pravin, D. (Principal), "Cybersecurity Awareness Measurement," Sponsored by Dean, College of Business, University of North Texas, $10000 Funded. (August 30, 2021 – Present).
Pravin, D. P., "Enhancing Techniques for Ontologies Mapping for the Cybersecurity Workforce Development Applications," Sponsored by DHS - Department of Homeland Security, Federal, $49439 Funded. (March 1, 2022February 28, 2023).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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