Dr. Peter D. DeVries is a Professor of EIS at the University of Houston-Downtown in the College of Business. DeVries earned an Industrial Engineering degree from Texas A&M, an MBA from Texas State, and a Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis from the University of Arkansas. Dr. DeVries has published in a variety of journals on topics including wireless networking, the Internet, website design, the eBay economy, RFID, on-line education, entrepreneurship, banking fraud, social media and cloud computing. Prior to academia, DeVries was an Aerospace Manufacturing Engineer, KPMG Management Consultant and SAP Consultant implementing global corporate enterprise systems. DeVries currently teaches Systems Architecture, the Systems Development Project class, and well as the MIS course in the MBA program.