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D. Abbott Turner College of Business

Our mission is to create better futures for our diverse student body by producing a career-ready workforce. Our programs are in business and technology -- and where the two meet.

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Shamim Khan

Interim Department Chair


Dr. Shamim Khan

Dr. Shamim Khan

Position: Department Chair / Professor
Office: Synovus Center for Commerce & Technology 453
Phone: 706-507-8184
Personal Website     Bio


Ph.D. in Computation; University of Manchester, UK
MSc in Applied Physics & Electronics; Rajshahi University, Bangladesh
BSc (Hon) in Applied Physics & Electronics; Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

Specialty Area

Soft computing methodologies and applications
Intelligent decision support systems
Knowledge representation
Digital image processing and computer vision


Shamim Khan earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Applied Physics & Electronics from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh in 1977 and 1979 respectively, and his Ph.D. in Computation from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK in 1984. His PhD research was on digital image processing using a multiprocessor computer system.

Dr. Khan has taught Computer Science at a number of universities in Asia, Australia and the US. He is currently a Professor at the TSYS School of Computer Science at Columbus State University, Georgia. Apart from computer vision, his current research interests include the application of artificial intelligence techniques for knowledge representation and decision support and Computer Science education. He has more than thirty-five publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He was the Principal Investigator for a $1.5 million DoD contract awarded to CSU in 2011.

Dr. Khan has taught courses in artificial intelligence, database systems, graphical user interfaces, software testing, and computer simulation. He has supervised undergraduate and graduate research in a variety of areas. He was the founding Chair of the CSU Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SRACE) Committee, and currently serves as a member of the University Institutional Review Board, Distance Learning Committee and the SRACE committee.