Akhilesh Bajaj

  Professor of MIS

Chapman Endowed Chair in MIS

Room 313-D, Helmerich Hall

Collins College of Business

800 S. Tucker Drive

The University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK 74104-9700

Phone: (918) 631-2786

Email: akhilesh-bajaj@utulsa.edu

Web: http://nfp.cba.utulsa.edu/bajaja/

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Primary Teaching/Research Interest

1. Data Management

 

Specific Research Interests

1. Creation and Evaluation of Enterprise Models
2. IS Consumer Decision Models
3. Database Systems.

 

Specific Teaching Interests

1. Basic and Advanced Database Management
2. Building and Implementing Enterprise Wide Systems
3. Systems Analysis and Design

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Department of MIS, University of Arizona.

Start Date: August, 1993.

Completion Date: August, 1997.

Major: MIS                                                           Minor: Computer Science

Dissertation Title: “Managing Business Workflows Using a Database Approach: A Formal Model, A Case Study and A Prototype”

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Sudha Ram, Professor, Dept. of MIS, University of Arizona.

 

Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, 1991.

 

Bachelor of Technology, Chemical Engineering, The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 1989.

 

 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

 

August 2009 – Present: Professor and Chapman Endowed Chair of MIS, University of Tulsa  OK

Responsible for research and teaching.

 

August 2005 – July 2009: Associate Professor and Chapman Endowed Chair of MIS, University of Tulsa          OK

Responsible for research and teaching.

 

August 2003 – 2004: Associate Professor of MIS, University of Tulsa                                        OK

Responsible for research and teaching.

 

August, 1997 – August, 2003: Assistant Professor of MIS, Carnegie Mellon University.  PA

Responsible for independently designing and teaching three graduate classes: 95-703 (Introduction to Database Systems), 95-704 (Advanced Database Systems) and 95-794 (Building and Implementing Enterprise Wide Systems). Sample teaching ratings: 4.46/5, 4.7/5, 4.53/5.



1994 – July, 1997: Instructor, Dept. of MIS, University of Arizona.                                                                AZ

Continuously and independently taught MIS classes in both semesters and summer, starting summer, 1994. Classes include: 9 units of MIS 331 (Database Systems), 3 units of MIS 301 (Data Structures and Algorithms) and 12 units of MIS 121 (Introduction to Business Programming). Teaching ratings in all sections over 4/5.

 

1991-1992: Management Associate, Citibank Worldwide Personal Banking.                                         NY

 Responsible for setting up an information system for a networked customer support unit, spread across 4 geographical locations in the U.S., dealing with global fund transfers. Managed a team of programmers to build system, as well as set up the workflows for the unit     


RESEARCH STATEMENT

TEACHING STATEMENT

SERVICE STATEMENT

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

ConocoPhillips Faculty Sponsorship Award Nov 2008.

IGI Global’s Excellence in Research Awards "Outstanding Reviewer of 2007”

Chapman Endowed Chair in MIS: University of Tulsa, from August 2005.

National Guard Medal Of Excellence: Awarded in appreciation of services rendered, by the Director of the Army National Guard, July, 1999.

Graduate Registration Scholarships: Awarded on Merit by the Dept. of MIS, University of Arizona, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997.

Graduate Fellowship: Awarded on Merit by the Dept. Of MIS, University of Arizona, 1993.

National Talent Scholarship, 1983: Awarded to 250 high school students in India annually, based on individual talent.

 

 

GRANTS & AWARDS RECEIVED

University of Tulsa, Development Summer Fellowship, Summer 2005. Awarded to investigate the development of a Computer Aided Software Engineering Tool.

 

University of Tulsa, Faculty Development Summer Fellowship, Summer 2004. Awarded to investigate the motivations of developers in Open Source Software Projects.

 

Program Award with Professor Sunder Kekre, Graduate Schoool of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, 2001-2002 ($472,000): This competitive award is part of a $7million Department of Defence grant awarded to CMU and the Software engineering Institute (SEI) to study technology insertion in small manufacturers. The award covers creating methodologies for technology insertion, as well as studying the impact of technical and human factors on bottom line metrics such as budget overruns, time overruns and customer satisfaction for small manufacturers. 

 

Carnegie Mellon University, Faculty Development Fund: Internal grant received for $6600 in 1998. Resulted successfully in creation of software that allows for data and process modeling of large scale organizations. This software will be incorporated in a university level course starting Fall, 1999.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

28. Bajaj, A., and Bates-Thornton, Meredith.

WPKT: Work Process Knowledge Template for Codification of Organizational Process Knowledge. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, 29(3), 2017

27. Rahimian, F., Bajaj, A., Bradley, W. (2016).

Estimation of Deficiency Risk aand Prioritization of Information Security Controls: A Data-centric approach. Interntional Journal of Accounting Information Systems (IJAIS), 20, 38-64, 2016



 26. Bajaj, A.

“The Role of Information Technology in Sustainable Economic Development”

Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (JEIEFB), vol. 4, issue 1, pp. 1432-1445, 2015

PDF Copy for Viewing



25. Bajaj, A. and Sen, S.

Simulating the Effect of Social Network Structure on Workflow Efficiency Performance”

Social Networking, vol 3, 2014, pp 32-40



24. Bajaj, A.

Mitigating Data Ownership And Exploitation Issues in Cloud Computing Services”

2012, Global Science & Technology Forum e-Journal on Information and Computing Technologies



23. Bajaj, A. and Russell, R.

“AWSM: Allocation of Workflows Utilizing Social Network Metrics”

Decision Support Systems (DSS) , 50(1), 2010, pp 191-202.

 

22. Bajaj, A. and Crawford J.

“The Influence of the Level of Client Familiarity with Vendor Efforts in Outsourcing Project Performance”

Global Studies Journal, 2(2), 2010, pp. 9-16.

 

21. Rockwell, S. and Bajaj, A.

Applying Cognitive Theories To Evaluate Conceptual Models In Systems Analysis”

Journal of Information Technology Research (JITR), 3(1), 2010, pp. 55-72.

 

20. Bajaj, A. and Bradley, W.

“Linking Systems Analysis Outputs to Capital Budgeting Measures: A Framework and Case Study Validation” by Akhilesh Bajaj and Wray BradleyJournal of Information Science and Technology (JIST), 6(1), 2009, pp. 3-24.



19. Bajaj, A., Bradley, W., Cravens, K.
SAAS: Integrating Systems Analysis with Accounting and Strategy for Ex Ante Evaluation of IS Investments”
Journal of Information Systems 22 (1), pp. 97-124, 2008. PDF Copy for Viewing

18.   Bajaj, A., Siau, K.

Ecommerce Systems: Architecture, Infrastructure, Model and Development Methodology”

Refereed Editorial Preface, Journal of Database Management, Vol. 18, Issue 4, Dec, 2007. PDF Copy for viewing.

 

17. Bajaj A.

The Role of Expertise in the Evaluation of Computing Architectures: Exploring the Decision Models of Expert and Novice IS Managers”

 Journal of Organizational & End User Computing (JOEUC), vol. 20 (2) April-Jun, 2008 PDF Copy for viewing

 

16. Bajaj, A. and Ram, S.

“A Comprehensive Framework Towards Information Sharing Between Government Agencies”

 International Journal of Electronic Government Research, Apr-Jun, 2007, vol. 3, no. 2, pp 29-44. Pdf copy for viewing

Reprinted in “Electronic Government: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications”, 2008, edited by Dr. Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko. IGI Publishing.

 

15. Bajaj, A.

“Large Scale Requirements Modeling: An Industry Analysis, A Model and a Teaching Case”

Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) Fall 2006 vol. 17, no. 3, pp 327-335.  Word Copy for Viewing

 

14. Allen, G., Bajaj, A., Khatri, V., Ram, S. and Siau, K.

Advances in Data Modeling Research”

Communications of the AIS, vol. 17, 2006, 677-692. PDF Copy for Viewing

 

13. Bajaj, A, Batra, D., Hevner, A., Parsons, J. and Siau, K.

"Systems Analysis and Design: Should We Be Researching What We Teach?"

Communications of AIS, vol. 15, 2005, 478-493. PDF Copy for Viewing

 

12. Bajaj, A.

The Effect Of the Number of Concepts On the Readability of Schemas: An Empirical Study With Data Models”

Requirements Engineering Journal, vol. 9, 2004, pp. 261-270. Word Copy For Viewing.

 

11. Bajaj, A. and Leonard, L. N. K.

The CPT Framework: Understanding the Roles of Culture, Policy and Technology in Promoting Ecommerce Readiness”,

Problems and Perspectives in Management, (3), 2004, pp. 242-252. Word Copy for Viewing

 

10. Bajaj, A., Kekre, S., Srinivasan, K.
“Managing NPD: Cost and Schedule Performance in Design and Manufacturing, ”
Management Science, vol. 50, no. 4, 2004, pp. 527-536. PDF File for viewing

 

9. Bajaj, A. and Ram, S.
"IAIS: A Methodology to Enable Inter-Agency Information Sharing In eGovernment", Journal of Database Management, vol. 14, no. 4, 2003, pp. 59-80.. PDF File for Viewing

 

8. Brinton, B., Bajaj, A. and Gorr, W.
“An Estimation Of The Relative Effects Of External Software Quality Factors On Senior IS Managers’ Evaluation of Computing Architecture”, Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 61, Issue 1, 2002, pp.59-75. PDF Copy for Viewing

 

7. Bajaj, A. and Ram, S.

“SEAM: A State, Entity, Activity Model For A Well Defined Workflow Development Methodology”

IEEE Transactions On Knowledge and Data Engineering (IEEE TKDE), vol. 14, Issue 2, 2002, pp. 415-431. PDF Copy for Viewing

 

6. Bajaj, A.

“A Study of Senior Information Systems Managers’ Decision Models In Adopting New Computing Architectures”, Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS), Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2000. Word Copy for Viewing

 

5. Bajaj, A. and Ram, S.

“An Empirical Methodology to Evaluate the Completeness of Conceptual Business Process Models”, Journal of Information Technology Cases and Applications, Vol. 1, Issue 4, December, 1999. Word Copy for Viewing

 

4. Bajaj, A. and Krishnan, R.

“CMU-WEB: A Conceptual Model For Designing Usable Web Applications”, Journal Of Database Management, vol. 10, no. 4, October – December, 1999, pp. 33-43 Word Copy for Viewing

 

3. Bajaj, A. and Nidumolu, S

“A Feedback Model to Understand Information System Usage,” Information & Management volume 33 1998, pp. 213-224 Word Copy for Viewing

 

2. Bajaj A. and Ram, S.

“A Content Specification for Business Process Models,” Australian Journal of Information Systems, Vol. 4, No. 1, Sept. 1996, pp. 22-31. Word Copy for Viewing

 

1. Datta, A., Mukherjee, S., Konana, P., Viguier, I., Bajaj, A.

“Multiclass Transaction Scheduling and Overload Management in Firm Real-Time Database Systems,” Information Systems. Vol. 21, No. 1, Mar. 1996, pp. 29-54.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS

9. Bajaj, A. and Knight, J.

“User Interface Generation From The Data Schema”

Advances in Systems Analysis and Design, ,Ed. Bajaj, A. and Wrycza S.,  IGI Publishing, 2009

 

8. Bajaj, A., Jones, K., Leonard, L.N-K.

“A Content-Incentive-Usability Framework for Corporate Portal Design from a Knowledge Management Perspective”

Encyclopaedia of Portal Technology and Applications, Arthur Tatnall, Ed., June 2007, Volume 1, IGI Publishing Word Copy for Viewing

 

7. Zheng K, Bajaj A, Daponte BO, Engberg JB,

"A Field Study of Internet Behavior among Graduate IT Students - Interpreting Gender Differences in Internet Usage and Task Preferences",

Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology, Ed. Eileen Trauth, June 2006, IGI Publishing. Word Copy for Viewing.

 

6. Rockwell, S.,Bajaj, A.

COGEVAL: Applying Cognitive Theories to Evaluate Conceptual Models”

2005, Advanced Topics in Database Research, Vol. 4, edited by Keng Siau, Idea Group Publishing. Word Copy for Viewing.

 

5. Bajaj, A., Ram, S.

“Enabling Information Sharing Across Government Agencies”

(expanded version of journal paper #9 from the list of articles appearing in journals on this CV)

2005, Advanced Topics in Database Research, Vol. 4, edited by Keng Siau, Idea Group Publishing. Word Copy for Viewing.

 

4. Bajaj, A., Kekre, S., Srinivasan, K.

“Levers For Improving NPD Time and Financial Performance” in

Managing Business Interfaces: Marketing, Engineering and Manufacturing Perspectives Ed. J. Eliashberg, A. Chakravarty, Kluwer Academic Press, 2004. Word Copy for Viewing

 

3. Warkentin, M. and Bajaj, A.

Continuous demand chain management: a downstream business model for e-commerce”

(Enhanced version of book chapter 2 below)

Managing e-commerce and mobile computing technologies , Ed. Julie Mariga, IGI Publishing, Hershey, PA , 2003, pp 163-182.

 

2. Warkentin, M. and Bajaj, A.

“The On-Demand Delivery Services Model for eCommerce” in

Managing Business with Electronic Commerce: Issues and Trends, Ed. A. Gangopadhyayya, Idea Group, Hershey, PA, 2002. Word Copy for Viewing

 

1. Bajaj, A. and Krishnan, R.

“CMU-WEB: A Conceptual Model With Metrics For Testing And Designing Usable Web Applications”, in

Advanced Topics In Database Research, Ed. K. Siau, Idea Group, Hershey, PA, 2002. Word Copy for Viewing

 

 

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

31. Bajaj, A. and Bouchet, A. “The Role of Intensity of Alumni Sports Site Usage on Social Capital, Team Identification and Purchase Intentions”, Association of Business Information Systems (ABIS) Conference, Oklahoma City, USA, 2016.



30. Bajaj, A. “The Role of Information Technology in Sustainable Economic Development”, Third International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, 2014



29. Bajaj, A. “Building-block Classes (BBC) to Facilitate Project Velocity in Agile Development"Proceedings of the 13th SIGSAND Symposium, St. Louis, MO, 2014.



 28. Rahimian, F. and Bajaj, A. “Specifying Security at the Systems Analysis Level: Operational, Public-Image and Legal Aspects” Proceedings of the European SIGSAND Conference, Poland, 2013.



27. Bajaj, A. and Bates M. “Developing a Template For Organizational Knowledge Management” Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information Technology and Management (ICISTM),Grenoble, France, 2012.



26. Bajaj, A. “The Effect of Abstraction of Constructs in Data Models on Modeling Performance: An Exploratory Empirical Study” Research in Progress Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Lima, Peru, 2010.

 

25. Bajaj, A. “The Data Screen Diagram (DSD) Methodology: Facilitating End Users’ Creation of Normalized Data Schemas” Research in Progress presented at the Ninth  Symposium of the AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), Newfoundland, Canada, May 2010.

 

24. Bajaj, A. “The Data Screen Diagram (DSD) Methodology: Enhancing Information Requirements Specification by End-users” Research in Progress presented at the Eighth  Symposium of the AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), Richmond, VA,  May 2009

 

23. Bajaj, A. and Russell, R. “Leveraging Group Cohesiveness to Form Workflow Teams”, Research in Progress Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Toronto, Canada, 2008. Word Copy for Viewing.

 

22. Bajaj, A. and Mau, D. “Deriving Extended Entity Relationship Schemas from User Specified Interfaces” Research in Progress presented at the Seventh Symposium of the AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), Sundance, UT,  May 2008. Word Copy for Viewing.

 

21. Bajaj, A. and Russell, R. “AWSM: Leveraging the Allocation of Workflows with Social Network Metrics”

 Research in Progress presented at the Conference on Information Science Technology and Management (CISTM), Hyderabad, India, July, 2007. 

 

20.  Bajaj, A. and Knight, J. “User Interface Generation From the Data Schema”, Research in Progress presented at the sixth symposium of the AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), Tulsa, OK,  May 2007. Word Copy for Viewing

 

19. Bajaj, A., Hotchkiss, G., Wood, C. “Factors Influencing the ‘Search Link Click’ Decision: An Experiment” Proceedings of the Society for Marketing Advances, 2006. Word Copy for Viewing

 

18. Bajaj, A.  “Inferring the User Interface From An EER Data Schema” Research in Progress Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Acapulco, Mexico, 2006. Word Copy for Viewing.

 

17. Bajaj, A. “A Re-emergence of Custom Information System Development? An Analysis, a Model and an Implementation” Research in Progress presented at the fifth symposium of the AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), Vancouver, Canada, June 2006. Word Copy for Viewing

 

16. Bajaj, A. and Bradley, W. “An Exploration of the Role of Systems Analysis For Ex Ante Business Value Evaluations Of Information Systems”

Research in Progress Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Omaha, Nebraska, 2005.Word Copy for Viewing

 

15. Bajaj, A. and Rockwell, S. “The Effect Of Fragmentation On the Readability of Schemas: An Empirical Study With Multiple Model Methods”, Research in Progress presented at the third symposium of the AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), June 2004. Word Copy for Viewing

 

14. Bajaj, A. and Rockwell, S.. “COGEVAL: A Propositional Framework Based on Cognitive Theories to Evaluate Conceptual Models”, Proceedings of the Workshop on the Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD), in conjunction with CAiSE, June, 2004. Word Copy for Viewing

 

13. Bajaj, A., Tanabe, H. and C-C. Wang. “XSAR: XML Based Search Agent for Information Retrieval”, Proccedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Dallas, TX, 2002. Word Copy for Viewing

 

12. Bajaj, A. “Measuring the Effect of Number of Concepts on the Readability of Conceptual Models”, Proceedings of the Workshop on the Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD), in conjunction with CAiSE, June, 2002.Word Copy for Viewing

 

11. Bajaj, A. “EOUC (Ease-of-Use of a Concept): An Experimental Methodology to Compare the Ease-of-Use of Each Concept in a Conceptual Model”, Proceedings of the Workshop on the Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD), in conjunction with CAiSE, 2001, June, 2001. Word Copy for Viewing

 

10. Bajaj, A. and Siau, K. “E-Commerce Systems: Architecture, Infrastructure, Model and Development Methodology”, Proceedings of the America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Los Angeles, August, 2000. Word Copy for Viewing

 

9. Bajaj, A. “SMMM: A Metric Based Framework to Evaluate the Scalability of Multiple Modeling Methodologies”, Proceedings of the Workshop on the Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD), in conjunction with CAiSE, 2000, June, 2000. Word Copy for Viewing

 

8. Warkentin, M. and Bajaj, A. “An Investigation of the Online Grocer Selection Criteria”. Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute, March 2000. Word Copy for Viewing

 

7. Bajaj, A. “Conjoint Analysis: A Potential Methodology for IS research”, Proceedings of the America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Milwaukee, August, 1999. Word Copy for Viewing

 

6. Bajaj, A. “Formulating Concurrency Control Schemes as Integer Programs”

Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Montreal, 1998. Word Copy for Viewing

 

5. Bajaj, A. and Krishnan R. “Analyzing Models for Current WWW Applications using a classification space and usability metrics” Proceedings of the Workshop on the Evaluation of Modeling methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD, in conjunction with CAiSE, 1998, June 1998. Word Copy for Viewing

 

4. Bajaj, A. “A comparison of expert and novice judgments in selecting computing architectures for organizational use”, Proceedings of the Association of Information Systems (AIS), 1998. Word Copy for Viewing

 

3. Bajaj, A. and Ram, S. “A Business Process Model Based on a Comprehensive Content Specification,” Technical Research Track, Proceedings of the America’s Conference on Information Systems, Phoenix, AZ, Aug., 1996 (AIS, 1996).

 

2. Bajaj, A. and Ram, S. “A Content Specification for Business Process Models,” Proceedings of the Workshop on Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD) at the Conference for Advanced Information Systems Engineering, Crete, Greece, CAiSE 1996, June 1996.

 

1. Datta, A. and Bajaj, A. “A High Performance, Low Cost Priority Cognizant Concurrency Control Algorithm for Firm Real-Time Database Systems,” Proceedings of the Conference on Information Systems and Technology,(CIST), Washington, D.C., May, 1996.

 

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

10. “IT as an Economic Growth Enabler”, Third International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, December , 2014, Mumbai, India.



9. “Inferring the User Interface From An EER Data Schema” San Diego International Systems Conference, SISC, 2006.

 

8. Bajaj, A., Russell, R. “AWSM: Leveraging the Allocation of Workflows with Social Network Metrics (Research in Progress) at

Workshop on Process Automation and Management SIGPAM, AMCIS 2005

 

7. Bajaj, A, Hotchkiss, Wood, C. “Factors Influencing the ‘Search Link Click’ Decision: An Experiment “, AD Tech. , San Francisco, April 2005.

 

6. AMCIS, 2004 Panel Participant “ S&D And Database: Should we be researching what we are teaching?” August, 2004.

 

5. Bajaj, A. “An Experimental Validation of the Factors Constituting Structural Complexity in Multiple Model Methods, at the Fifth Annual Advanced Technologies in Business Conference, Oakland University, Oct, 2002

 

4. Bajaj, A. Tanabe, H. and Wang, C-C.

“XSAR: XML Based Search Agent for Information Retrieval”, WITS (Workshop on Information Technology and Systems), Demonstration Track, Dec. 2001, New Orleans, USA.

 

3. Ernst & Young Foundation / ICIS Doctoral Consortium, Cleveland, Ohio, 1996.

Bajaj, A. “Managing Business Workflows Using a Database Approach: A Formal Model, a Case Study and a Prototype.”

 

2. Bajaj, A. “Formulating Concurrency Control Schemes as Integer Programs,” INFORMS, Washington, D.C., May 1996.

 

1. Datta, A., Bajaj, A., Veloo, R.

“A High Performance, Low Cost Priority Cognizant Concurrency Control Algorithm for Firm Real-Time Database Systems,” ORSA / TIMS, New Orleans, October 1995.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

President AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), June 2006 – June 2008.

 

Chair: Mini track on Design of Networked Applications: Models, Methods and Metrics, America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Milwaukee, WI, Aug, 1999.

General Chair, Sixth Annual SIGSAND symposium, Tulsa, OK 2007.

 

Co-Chair: With Keng Siau. Mini-Track On E-commerce Systems: Architecture, Infrastructure, Model and Development Methodology, America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Aug, 2000, Aug. 2001,

-with Keng Siau & Dinesh Batra SIGSAND Track, AMCIS 2005,

-with Andrew Gemino and Glen Browne Minitrack on Information Systems Development, AMCIS 2005

-with Keng Siau & Dinesh Batra SIGSAND Track, AMCIS 2006,

-with V. Khatri & N. Ramasubbu, Minitrack on IS Development in Distributed Environments, AMCIS 2006

-with Dinesh Batra and Andy Gemino, SIGSAND Track, AMCIS 2007

-with Vijay Khatri and Andy Gemino, SIGSAND Track, AMCIS 2008.

-with Dinesh Batra and Solomon Anthony, Minitrack on SA&D Methodologies and Processes, AMCIS 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.

Co-Chair (with Hui-Min Zhao) 6th International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Management (ICISTM), Grenoble, France, 2012, Business Intelligence Track

Co-Chair 7th International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Management (ICISTM), Information Management Track, 2014.



Co-Editor: with Sudha Ram. Journal of Database Management, special Issue on Data Management for Ebusiness, 2003.

-with Stanislaw Wrycza, Systems Analysis and Design for Advanced Modeling Methods: Best Practices, IGI Publishing 2009.

 

Associate Editor: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014.

 Advisory Board: National Conference on Business Analytics and Business Intelligence, Institute of Public enterprise, Hyderabad, India 2012.

Demo & Poster Co-Chair with Ramesh Venkataraman, 25th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER2006);

Demo Chair: 33rd International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER2014)

Program Committee Member:

IEEE International Congress on Internet of Things (ICIOT) 2017.

IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Computing (ICCC) 2017.

-International Conference on the Entity Relationship Model and the Object Oriented Approach, (ER), 1998, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014.

-IRMA (Information Resource Management Association) Conference, 2003, 2005, 2006,2007.

-EMMSAD (Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design) Workshop of the CAiSE conference, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

-International Conference on Web Services (ICWS) 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009

-International Conference on Next Generation Web Services Practices (NWeSP) 2009

-San Diego International Systems Conference, 2005, 2006

-International Conference On Design Science Research In Information Systems & Technology (DESRIST), Claremont, California, 2006, 2007, 2016.

-Workshop on Process Automation and Management, held in conjunction with AMCIS 2005.

- International Conference on Applications of Natural Language to Information Systems (NLDB)   2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

- IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC) , Chicago 2006, Salt Lake City 2007, Hawaii 2008, 2009, Florida, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

-Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS), 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

-European SIGSAND/PLAIS Symposium, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

-International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD) 2008

-Working Conference PoEM (Practice of Enterprise Modeling), Stockholm, Sweden, 2008, 2009

-1st IEEE International Conference on Services Economics (SE 2012), Honolulu, Hawaii

-The International Conference on Advanced Service Computing, (SERVICE COMPUTING) Nice, France, 2015

-IEEE Conference on Business Informatics, CBI, (17th in Lisbon, Portugal), 2015

-The Third International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data (ALLDATA), 2017, Venice Italy

International Conference on Internet of Things (S2 ICIOT), ZhangJiaJie, China, 2016.





Publicity/Membership Coordinator: AIS Special Interest Group on Systems Analysis and Design (AIS SIGSAND), June 2004 – 2006.

 

Treasurer: Joint ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data & ACM (SIGACT, SIGMOD, SIGART) Symposium on Principles of Database Systems, Tucson, AZ, 1997 (SIGMOD/PODS, 1997)

 

Editorial Board: Journal Of Database Management, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, International Journal of Web Services Research, International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management, International Journal of Information System Modeling and Design( 2008-2009), Global & Science Technology Forum International Journal of Computing, Academic Journal of Information Security.

 

Editorial Advisory Board: Advances in Web Services Research (AWSR) Book Series, IDEA group

 

Member: IFIP 8.1 Group to study the Evaluation of Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (since 2000), Association of Information Systems (AIS since 1998), INFORMS (2003-2004).

 

Reviewer: Journal of Database Management, Journal of Systems and Software, IEEE Computer, MIS Quarterly, Data & Knowledge Engineering, Management Science, Information Systems Research, Information Systems Frontiers (Coordinating Editor), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, JAIS.

 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Review Panel: Arlington, VA (2005, 2006)

Invited by NSF to sit on panels that review proposals for NSF grants allocation. 

 

Ph.D. Committees: Bonnie Anderson (CMU), WenXuan Ding (CMU), Sabyasachi Saha (TU), Manasi Kelkar (TU),  Stephane Airiau (TU), Firoozeh Rahimian (TU) 2013, James Johnson, (TU) 2014, Dalvin Hill, (TU) 2014.

 

Infolink: A Pittsburgh based  program to help underprivileged high school juniors and seniors get exposed to information technology and positive role models. Member, Executive Committee, 1999-2001. Instructor 1998-2002.

Member: Tulsa Area United Way IS&T Committee.