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Sana Mojdeh

Assistant Teaching Professor

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building - Room 3044
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1G 0C5

905.721.8668 ext. 3759

Research topics

  • online communities
  • knowledge sharing
  • information visualization
  • artificial intelligence (AI)


Dr. Sana Mojdeh received his PhD in Business Administration (Information Systems) from McMaster University. He holds a master's degree in Information Technology (IT) Management from the University of North Carolina and a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering. Working with organizations such as Deloitte and Volvo, he has extensive background in information management with a concentration on visualization. His research interests are knowledge management, user experience, artificial intelligence, and online communities.


  • PhD in Business Administration – Information Systems McMaster University, Canada 2014
  • MSc in IT Management University of North Carolina (Greensboro), U.S. 2009
  • BSc in Industrial Eng Sharif University of Technology, Iran 2005

Courses taught

  • Business Intelligence
  • Information Systems
  • Database Management Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Project Management


  • Peer-reviewed journals
    • Mojdeh, S., Head, M. El Shamy, N. (in press) “Knowledge Sharing in Social Networking Sites: How Context Impacts Individuals’ Social and Intrinsic Motivation to Contribute in Online Communities”, AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interactions.
  • Peer-reviewed conference papers
    • Mojdeh, S., Head, M. (2011) “Understanding Knowledge Sharing in Web 2.0 Online Communities”, Proceedings of the 6th Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Cyprus.
    • Mojdeh, S. Nemati, R. H. (2008) “The Effects of Cognitive Style-based Dashboard Design on Dashboard Solutions Acceptance”, Proceeding of 10th GITMA Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.
    • Mojdeh, S. (2007), "Business Intelligence Vendor Selection: A Case Study for IranKhodro Automobile Manufacturing Co.", accepted for the 4th International Conference on IT- New Generations (ITNG), Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • Non-refereed lectures
    • Mojdeh, S. (2006), "Is Business Intelligence for SMEs?", 2nd National Conference on IT & Development, Tehran, Iran.
    • Mojdeh, S. (2006), "Business Intelligence International Trends & Market", ICITM Conference Workshop, Hong Kong.
    • Mojdeh, S. (2005), “Business Intelligence Solutions Market”, Presented lecture, IT Management & National Development Conference, Tehran, Iran.
  • Editorial review
    • 13th Annual Pre-ICIS HCI/MIS Research Workshop, December 2014, Auckland, New Zealand.
    • 13th Annual International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), December 2014, Auckland, New Zealand.
    • Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), May 2014, Huntsville, Ontario.
    • Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), May 2010, Regina, Saskatchewan.