Zarreen Farooqi, Ph.D.

Zarreen Farooqi, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Computer Information Systems
Dept/Program: Business and Information Technology
Office: Polsky M185-L
Phone: 330.972.8858
Fax: 330.972.8876


Dr. Farooqi has extensive research experience and joined the faculty of the Department of Business Technology - Computer Information Systems, CAST, and the University of Akron in Fall 1999. He is a Professor of Computer Information Systems.

Courses Taught

  • C++ Programming
  • Hardware Support
  • Introduction to Logic/Programming
  • Internet Tools
  • Microcomputer Projects
  • Operating Systems (for PCs; Unix, DOS, Windows)
  • Visual Basic Programming

Courses Previously Taught

  • Microprocessor Applications
  • C Programming
  • COBOL (for mainframe)
  • CICS & SQL (for mainframe)
  • Data Communications
  • Introduction to Access
  • Introduction to Excel
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Visual C++ Programming
  • Windows

Courses Developed

  • Network courses to prepare for the Microsoft Networking Certificate
  • Visual C++


Professional Affiliations

  • IEEE (Computer Society, Control Systems Society, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Signal Processing Society)
  • Society for Mathematical Biology


  • Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • M.S in Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering