Cal State Fullerton ISDS Professor Ofir Turel holds the microphone when honored with the L. Donald Shields Excellence in Scholarship and Creativity Award, bestowed by the CSUF Academic Senate on May 2, 2019. Cal State Fullerton Mihaylo College Information Systems and Decision Sciences (ISDS) Professor Ofir Turel, a globally-recognized technology academic and among the most prolific researchers at Cal State Fullerton, is the recipient of the 2019 L. Donald Shields Excellence in Scholarship and Creativity Award, bestowed by the university’s Academic Senate at their May 2 meeting.

The honor recognizes faculty members demonstrating consistent leadership in research and creativity. In Turel’s case, the award highlights his work synthesizing information systems, neurosciences and the behavioral sciences, examining such novel topics as addictive use of social networks.

With a focus on application as well as scholarly study, Turel’s research has appeared in numerous industry journals, but also such popular publications as The Wall Street Journal and Seventeen, thus impacting virtually all segments of the global public.

For more on Turel’s award, and what others are saying about him and his impact, continue reading this CSUF News article.