College of Business and Economics
Upham Hall

Alana Platt
Associate Professor

  • Office Location: Timothy J Hyland Hall 3414
  • Phone: (262) 472-1258
  • Email: platta@uww.edu
  • Department(s): IT SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
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Best Teaching Assistant
2012
Illinois Institute of Technology CS Department
Grace Hopper Scholarship
2011
IIT
SAC Student Travel Award
2009

Ph.D.
Computer Science
Illinois Institute of Technology
2013
Master of Science
Computer Science
Illinois Institute of Technology
2009
Bachelor of Science with Honors
Computer Science
Illinois Institute of Technology
2005

Association for Computing Machinery
Current
Institute of Electrical Engineers
Current
Society of Women Engineers
Current

MyWellnessManager: A Mobile Wellness Application
Christina Outlay, Kassandra Hodges
Going Mobile to Build Your Brand, Grow Your Community & Generate Revenue
Christina Outlay
Using social network messages to monitor evolving topics
C. Hood
Detecting insider misuse in a mobile computer environment

Academic Factors in IT Student Graduation Rates
ACMComputers and People Research Conference
Pg. 70-71
Data Analytics in Rail Transportation: Applications and Effects for Sustainability
IEEE Engineering Management Review
Vol. 48 Iss. 1 Pg. 85 - 91
Understanding and Predicting Student Retention and Attrition in IT Undergraduates
ACM Computers and People Research Conference
Pg. 135-138
Toward an automatic warning system for reputation damaging social media posts
Journal of Computer Science Colleges
Vol. 33 Iss. 5
Getting IT Together: Linking Computing Careers to Lessons Taught in Computing Intervention Camps
TOCE
TECHAPALOOZA: TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE FOR RETENTION AND RECRUITMENT OF MILLENIALS INTO COMPUTING DEGREE PROGRAMS
Journal for Computing Sciences in Colleges
Evaluating User Needs in Wellness Apps
International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction
Vol. 32 Iss. 2 Pg. 119-131
HEALTHSHARK: USING TWITTER FOR SITUATIONAL AWARENESS IN PUBLIC HEALTH
Journal of Information Privacy and Security
Vol. 11 Iss. 1 Pg. 19-37
DEMONSTRATING ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT-BASED COURSES
International Association for Computer Information Systems
Getting IT Together: Linking Computer Intervention Camps with Computing Careers
ACM SIGMIS Computer and People Research
Understanding users' needs in information gathering in social networks
3rd International ACM Workshop on Modeling Social Media
From earthquakes to #morecowbell: Identifying sub-topics in social network communications
3rd International Conference on Social Computing
Organization of social network messages to improved understanding of an evolving crisis
9th International IEEE Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics

Lake Geneva Historic Preservation Commission
Lake Geneva
Worked with Lake Geneva Historic Preservation Commission to design their iOS walking tour app. Recruited & mangaged primary developer and helped with development of app. Working with the commission to help them get the app on the app store.