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Peter Grillo

Teaching Professor and Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Affairs

Information Science

Grillo's teaching interests include information systems management, system analysis and design, distributed systems and database management systems. His research interests are in the strategic applications of technology within organizations.


  • PhD, Business Administration ‐ Computer Information Science, Temple University
    • Thesis: A Comparative Investigation of Software Engineering Theory & Practice in Industry & Academia. Advisor: David Lefkovitz, Temple University
  • MS, Computer Science, Rochester Institute of Technology
    • Thesis: The Use of Optical Technology in Current Information Systems
  • Advanced Graduate Certificate ‐ Multimedia Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • BS, Chemistry (Minor: Computer Science), State University of New York at Oneonta

Research/Teaching Interests

Strategic applications of technology within organizations

Awards & Recognition

  • Project Management Institute,Project Management Professional (PMP Certification currently active)
  • Nov. ‘02 Appointed an eBusiness Fellow Irwin L. Gross eBusiness Institute Temple University
  • Aug. ‘92 IBM Peer Quality Recognition
  • Jul ‘92 IBM Management Appreciation
  • Feb ‘91 IBM Management Appreciation
  • Jan. ‘90 IBM Excellence

Professional Activities & Associations

  • Jan ‘05‐Date Society of Information Managers (SIM), Jan ‘95‐Date Association for Information Systems (AIS); Aug ‘95‐
  • Date Association of Computing Machinery (ACM); Jan ‘98‐Date IEEE Computer Society, Sept ’03 – date, Eastern
  • Technology Council, Aug ’04 –Date, CIO Institute Eastern Technology Council, Aug ‘02‐Date Greater Philadelphia
  • Executive Group, Aug ’02 –Date Technology Executive Networking Group, Apr ‘01‐Aug ‘02 Technology Resource
  • Alliance; Apr ‘01‐Date Eastern Technology Council; Apr ‘01‐Aug ‘02 Greater Philadelphia Venture Capital Group;