Carl Rebman

Carl Rebman
Phone: (619) 260-4135
Office: Alcala Park West - Coronado 212

Professor of Information Systems

  • PhD, The University of Mississippi, Management Information Systems
  • MBA, The University of Mississippi, Management Information Systems
  • BFA, The University of Arizona, Graphic Design/Photography
  • BFA, The University of Arizona, Media Management/Human Resource Management

Carl Rebman Jr. is a professor of information systems and information technology at the University of San Diego School of Business. He has published more than 50 research papers in the areas of speech recognition, electronic group meeting support systems, neural networks and open source software. Rebman also conducts research in the areas of enterprise resource planning, end user computing self-efficacy, online education, decision support systems and marketing information systems.  

Rebman founded the Information Technology Management Institute that provides outreach programs for continuing education students, certificate and training programs for local San Diego IT companies and research presentations. He is also a member of the San Diego Information Technology Directors group and serves on the editorial board of several journals.

Rebman also has been active with the Decision Sciences Institute for more than 10 years, serving on both the national and regional levels. On the national level he served on the Programs and Meetings committee. On the regional level he has been active with Southwest Decision Sciences Institute serving as author, reviewer, discussant and session chair. Rebman was also a track chair for Western DSI. For the last five years he has served SWDSI as secretary and publications coordinator. As publications coordinator he reduced CD conference publication costs from $1,800 to $188. Most recently he has assisted with updating the SWDSI website.

While in Mississippi, Rebman revived the Associated Graduate Student Body (AGSB) and renamed it as the Graduate Student Council (GSC), an organization that would soon represent all university graduate students. During his tenure, he increased funding to more than $60K, created programs for graduate student research, orientation, furniture exchange and graduate computer and copy services. The results of these programs led the GSC to receive the National Graduate Student Association of the Year Award from the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students. Rebman later went on to serve as vice president and CIO of the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students.

Areas of Expertise

human computer interaction emerging information and communication technologies, database, business intelligence/analytics, distance learning/teaching methodologies, data communications and networking, IT project management, website design, programming and management, neural networks/decision support systems, enterprise resource planning/marketing informationsystems


  • Faculty Service Award, 2015

Selected Publications

  • Carrie, B., Wimmer, H., Powell, L., Rebman, C. (2019) Cyber-Security Instructional Technology Design, Issues in Information Systems, 20(3).
  • Egbedion, B., Wimmer, H., Rebman, C., Powell, L. (2019) Examining a Deep Learning Network System for Image Identification and Classification for Preventing Unauthorized Access for a Smart Home Security System, Issues in Information Systems, 20(3).
  • Powell, L., Wimmer, H., Rebman, C., Abdul al, C. (2019) Learner Security & Privacy Risks: How Usage of Online Social Media Outside a Learning Management System affects Learners’ Digital Identity, Issues in Information Systems, 20(3).
  • Powell, L., Rebman, C., Abdul al, C., Hendon, M. (2019) Web Accessible Adoption of Instructional Website, Application and Online Material Development, International Journal of E-Adoption.
  • Dash, R., McMurtrey, M., Rebman, C., Kar, U. (2019) Application of Artificial Intelligence in Automation of Supply Chain Management, Journal of Innovation and Sustainability.
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