Daniel Port
  • Associate Professor of Information Technology Management


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(808) 956-7494

Academic Background

  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BA, University of California Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Actionable Business Analytics
  • Information Technology Engineering 
  • Strategic, Economic, and Empirical Methods in Software Engineering
  • IT Education

Selected Publications

Grunbacher, Seyff, Briggs, In, Kitapci, Port,  “Making Every Student a Winner: The WinWin Approach in Software Engineering Education”,   Journal of Systems and Software,  2006

Port, Klappholz, “So you want brooks in your classroom?”, International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 2006

Port , Kazman, Nakao, Katahira, “Practicing What is Preached: 80-20 Rules for Strategic IV&V Assessment”, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Exploring Quantifiable Information Technology Yields (EQUITY), 2007, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (To appear)

Port, Kazman, “Laptops in the Software Engineering Classroom”, 20h Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T),  2007, Dubin, Ireland, (to appear)

Richardson, Port, Feather, “Deriving Verification and Validation Strategies”, Proceedings of the IEEE Aerospace Conference (IEEE Aero), 2007, (to appear)

Nakao, Port, Miyamoto, Katahira, Yoshikawa, “Comparing Model Generated with Expert Generated IV&V Activity Plans”,  Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM), 2007, (to appear)

Awards & Honors

  • 2009 - Professor of the Semester - Business Elective
  • 2008 - Dennis Ching Teaching Award (Senior faculty)
  • 2008 - Professor of the Semester - Major
  • 2005 - Dennis Ching Teaching Award (Junior faculty)
  • 1989-1993 - National Science Foundation Fellowship
  • 1989 - Departmental Honors in Mathematics
  • 1989 - Departmental Scholar in Mathematics
  • 1989 - Chancellor's Marshal (UCLA)


  • NASA Software Assurance Research Program grant (with A. Nikora, J. Wilf)
  • UH College of Business Research grant
  • UH College of Business Research grant
  • NASA Human & Robotic Technology Research Grant (with R. Kazman)
  • National Science Foundation grant (with P. Johnson)
  • UH College of Business Research grant
  • National Science Foundation grant (with P. Johnson)