The Department is highly engaged to support of the IT Doctoral program of the University which currently has enrolled more than 70 doctoral students. In addition to their regular duties, the staff members of the Department are serving the IT Doctoral Program by holding the posts: Chair of the Doctoral Program Research Commission, Director of the Doctoral Program, Associate Director of the Center for IT Research and Innovation and Coordinator for three out of six research tracks. They also serve as: co-instructors of PhD level courses and co-advisors for a number of doctoral students.