Title : Dr.
Name : Vatcharaporn Esichaikul
FoS : Computer Science and Information Management
Affiliation : Associate Professor
Location :
Phone : (662) 524 5713
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Email : vatchara[at]

Educational Background

Ph.D., in Management Information System, Kent State University, USA, 1992
M.B.A., in Computer Systems and Management Science, Oklahoma State University, USA, 1985
B.Acc. (Honors), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1983


Research Interests

Electronic Commerce/Electronic Business; Web-based Information Systems; Hypermedia; Data Warehousing/Data MiningTeaching InterestsManagement Support Systems; Information Systems Management; Electronic Commerce/Electronic Business; Strategic Information System; Human-Computer Interaction.



AT71.03 E-Business Development and Technology 
AT71.04 Decision Support Technologies


Selected Publications

  1. Rattanawicha, P. and V. Esichaikul. (2005). “What makes web sites trustworthy?: A two-phase empirical study.” International Journal of Electronic Business , Vol.3 (2), pp.110-136.
  2. Esichaikul, V., and Nuankhieo P. (2004). “Connectivity of ERP with Legacy Systems.”Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences , Vol. 28(1-2), pp. 165-174.
  3. Inmor, S., V. Esichaikul, and D. Batanov. (2003) “A Security-Oriented Extension of the Object Model for the Development of an Information System.” Information Systems Security , Vol. 12(2), pp. 21-36.
  4. Hieu, L. C., E. Bohez, J. V. Sloten, P. Oris, H. N. Phien, E. Vatcharaporn, and P. H. Binh. (2002). “Design and Manufacturing of Cranioplasty Implants by 3-Axis CNC Milling.” Technology and Health Care , Vol. 10(5), pp. 413-423.
  5. Esichaikul, V. and C. Falasi. (2001) “Object-oriented Business Process Modeling: A Case Study of a Port Authority.” Journal of Information Technology Cases and Applications . Vol. 3(2), pp. 21-41.

Ongoing and Completed Projects


Awards and Honors

  1. National Dean's List (USA).
  2. Graduate Student Senate Dissertation Award, Kent State University, USA.

Professional Affiliations

Association of Information System, Atlanta, Georgia, USA


Research Keywords

Electronic Government, Decision Support, Electronic Business, E-learning