Ashraf I Shirani

School of Information Systems & Technology
Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

San José State University
One Washington Square 
San José, CA 95192-0244




Preferred: (408) 924-3521

Office Hours

Fall 2019: Tuesday and Thursday 1400-1500

Office Location

BT 263


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Of Mississippi Main Campu, 1993
  • Master of Business Admin, Finance, Univ Of Ark-Fayetteville, 1988


Dr. Shirani teaches graduate and undergrad courses in relational databases, data warehousing, and business intelligence. His research focuses on business intelligence, the role of information systems and technologies in group communication and decision, virtual teams, and distributed work. His research has appeared in Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, Data Base, Journal of Systems and Software, Issues in Information Systems, and other journals.