Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
Information Technology Program and Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, USC
Nitin Kalé is an Associate Professor in the Information Technology Program (ITP) and the Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at the Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California. He has taught at ITP since 1995 in the areas of programming, web design, interactive multimedia, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and data analytics. He has also been teaching at ISE since 2005 in the area of database design and implementation. Nitin’s current areas of interest are blockchain, cryptocurrencies, database modeling, enterprise information systems, business intelligence and big data analytics. Nitin developed a minor in Enterprise Information Systems in 2012. In 2016 he led the effort to launch a Minor in Applied Analytics which has garnered popular interest from undergraduate students at USC and is growing rapidly.
He earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India in 1989. He received a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California in 1990.
He is the recipient of the 2016 Majdi Najm Outstanding Service award from SAP University Alliances.
Nitin travels extensively around the globe to speak at academic and industry events on current technological advances. His latest endeavor is teaching a new class on Blockchain at USC. He is also a bitcoin enthusiast!