Dr. Peter DeVries
Dr. Peter DeVriesProfessorFinance and Management Information Systems
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.
PhD in CIS & Quantitative Analysis from University of Arkansas,
MBA from Texas State,
BS Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M
Business and Professional Experience:
Management Consultant with KPMG
SAP Implementation Consultant
Professor of Information Systems
Certified Manufacturing Engineer
Beta Gamma Sigma
Service Learning & Community Engagement Professor
I have an interest in streamlining business processes and improving upon the present state of systems. Academically, I have interest in project management, enterprise systems such as SAP, and the latest trends in information systems, such as cloud computing and mobile applications.