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Rajaa Shindi

Rajaa Shindi

Department: Accounting and Information Systems

Title: Assistant Professor

(575) 646-2422
GU 318
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Interdisciplinary Doctorate in Human-Computer Interaction, New Mexico State University, 2014.

M.S. in Computer Science, New Mexico State University, NM, 2006.

BS in Computer Science, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq.


Dr. Rajaa Shindi, Active Learning for teaching advanced Data Analytics and Logical function In Excel: Remembering, Understanding and Applying, Spring 2020. (Article, In progress).

Dr. Samuel Kadavakollu, BCOM and Dr. Rajaa Shindi, NMSU. Motivating High School Students Towards Careers in Osteopathic Medicine by Offering American College Test and Biomedical Sciences Enrichment Program in Medically Underserved Areas, Collaborative work BCOM and NMSU, September 2020. (Article, Published).

iPASS in Action at Doña Ana Community College: Promoting STEM Awareness and Careers, Transforming Higher Ed column of EDUCAUSE, January 2018. (Article).


Dr. Rajaa Shindi, NMSU SUMMER ACADEMY, engaging high school students in a meaningful way to build interest in our programs as well as others at DACC/NMSU NMHEAR Conference, NM Spring 2019 (Poster).

Dr. Rajaa Shindi, “S.T.E.M. – Time to Own It!” Annual Professional Development Day, Sept 25, 2015. What does it mean to be College and Career Ready? During this session will discuss the STEM 2025: The Workforce of Tomorrow. (Presentation).


Dr. Rajaa Shindi, “Digital Poster Gallery: An Exhibition of DACC QM Certified Online Courses” Annual Professional Development Day, Sept 25, 2015. (Poster).

Rajaa Shindi, “SharePoint and Reporting” Workshop we will demonstrate how the power of using SharePoint designer in creating a dashboard and customize a page, create a Key Performance indicator. Share a way to extract and load SharePoint data I SQL server integration services, graph web part and more best practices. New Mexico Technology in Education Conference, Albuquerque, NM. Nov 2013. (Workshop).

Rajaa Shindi, “Using Microsoft Office SharePoint Services 2007 Workflows with InfoPath and SharePoint Designer to improve and automate some of the Dona Ana Community College business processes” New Mexico Technology in Education, Albuquerque, NM 11, 2010 (Presentation).

Rajaa Shindi, “SharePoint: Working with Lists, Send list members SMS and more”, New Mexico Technology in Education, Albuquerque, NM 11, 2011 (Presentation).

Pre-conference Workshops: SharePoint User Group, Workshop New Mexico Technology in Education, Albuquerque, NM 11, 2012 (Training).

Young Women in Technology Conference (YWIN) 2012 (Conference).

Rajaa Shindi, Dr. Shakir Manshad, “Traditional and Online Peer Assessment.” NMHEAR conference, Albuquerque NM. USA Feb 28-29, 2008 (Presentation).

Workshops and Training

Microsoft, Dashboard in a Day using Power BI in Austin, TX Summer 2019. (Training and Microsoft Collaboration).

ERPSim SAP Training, College of Business, NMSU, in June 26-28, 2017 (Training).

Achieving the Dream conference is network of higher Ed institutions, coaches and advisors San Francisco California, in Feb 21-24, 2017. (Conference and Training).

Weka, Comprehensive set of tools for machine learning and data mining to enhance your insights through predictive analytics, Feb 2017 (Training).

Learning & Technology Conference, attended and paper reviewer, Effat University, Saudi Arabia, in 26-28 Feb 2016 (Conference).

Symposium, Intellectual Property 2016, KAUST University (Conference).

The Albuquerque Tech-Security Conference, 2015 (Conference).

EDUCAUSE, International Conference 10, 2015. Indianapolis, Indiana the best thinking in higher education IT (Conference and Workshop).

Bridging the Gap: STEM Skills and the Workforce of Tomorrow, GE Foundation and National Science Teacher Association, Orlando, Florida, July 2015 (Presentation).

Attended a Security workshop from Canaudit, Inc. (4 CPE Credits). The workshop on Data Breaches: Paths and Prevention. The workshop utilized industry reports and live demonstrations to explore: how data breaches occur, how attacker tools and techniques are evolving and how individuals and organizations can protect themselves. ACANS Summit on Friday, November 16, 2012 NMSU Golf Course (Training).

Continuing attending Teaching Academy workshops at NMSU.


STARTALK 2020 Technology as the Core of Standards-Based Arabic Language. (In Progress)

Project STEM Lead, Spring 2019-Summer 2019

  • TRIO Upward Bound programs at New Mexico State University have received supplementary awards for $120,000 to enhance STEM initiatives into their curriculum. (Accepted)

Project Lead of Achieving the Dream $225,000 (ATD)-STEM Grant (2015-2018)

  • The integrated planning and advising system for students (IPASS) grant was sponsored by EDUCAUSE and created with funding from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.

In-spark Science Network Fall 2015 (Accepted)

  • Joined the In-spark Science Network, an innovative online science course at Arizona State University that was built using the Smart Sparrow platform. The Science Network will create next-generation courseware and provide the tools and support to empower teachers to teach the courseware at scale.

I serve as a P.I. Principle Investigator and Chair for this project seeking $1 million

  • The S-STEM National Science Foundation Grant, (Did not apply). The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program (S-STEM) addresses the need for a high-quality STEM workforce in areas of national priorities. Recruitment of students to higher education programs and careers in the S-STEM disciplines; community building and support among S-STEM scholars within the institution; participation in local or regional professional, industrial or scientific meetings and conferences; and career counseling and job placement services for S-STEM scholars.

  1. I was invited to participate in the Discover STEM+C NSF Grant (Pending, 3/2018)

    • The proposed team includes STEM and computing scientists, researchers and teachers; educational technologists; a senior geography and GIS professor; a geography educator; a school psychologist; and public-school leaders along with collaboration between NMSU, University of Colorado-Boulder, and Michigan State University. The aim of this grant is to increase access to and ownership of STEM+C knowledge by K-12 teachers.
  2. I served on Title V proposal seeking $2.5 million, DACC (Rejected, 2015, 2017).

BCIS 338 - Business Information Systems

BCIS 110 - Introduction to Information Systems

BCIS 480/580 - E-Commerce Security