Dr. Nitin Walia, assistant professor in information systems, joined Ashland University in 2010 after completing his Ph.D. in information systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He also holds M.S. degrees from Oakland University, MI and Pune University, India. Previously, he has worked as an IT Analyst at 3M, USA and BayTalkitec in India.
His research interests include healthcare delivery systems, virtual worlds, online marketplaces, web-design interface issues, and open source software adoption and development. He is also working on issues related to delivering medical services through virtual worlds, funded by Southeastern Wisconsin Clinical and Translational Science Institute. His work has been presented and published in several national and international conferences. His areas of teaching include data analytics, database management, e-Business, and the Master of Business Administration program.