T. Ravichandran

Irene and Robert Bozzone '55 Distinguished Chair, Professor of Information Systems, Associate Dean for Research, and Director of the Center for Supply Networks and Analytics

About

Professor Ravichandran is an associated faculty member in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department in the School of Engineering and a faculty for the IT program in the School of Science. He teaches course in the graduate and doctoral programs at Rensselaer. He periodically teaches some of these courses in top business schools in Asia and Europe and brings a global perspective to his teaching.

His long term research interests focuses on digital strategies of firms and the mechanisms through which digitization is transforming firms, markets, supply networks and industries. His research has been funded by grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Ministry of Education, Singapore. He has published extensively in leading scholarly journals in Information Systems (Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, MIS Quarterly; European Journal of Information Systems, Information Technology Management), Decision Sciences (Decision Sciences; Logistics Information Systems) Strategic Management (Organization Science), Technology Management (IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, Journal of High Technology Management Research,) as well as in leading practitioner journals (Communications of the ACM).

His research has won several awards including the 1) Best Paper, IT and Healthcare Track, International Conference in Information Systems, 2019; 2) Best Information Systems Publication in 2010 (Association of Information System); 3) Best Published Paper Award, 2010 (Information Systems Research); 4) Best Paper Award, Software Technology Track (HICSS, 2010); 5) Best Paper Award Honorable Mention (IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2007); 6) Best Academic Paper Award (Second Supply Chain Management Symposium, McMaster University, 2004); 7) Best Paper Award (OCIS Division, Academy of Management, 2001).

He currently serves as a Senior Editor of MIS Quarterly and as a Department Editor for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. He recently completed a four year term as an Associate Editor of MIS Quarterly and a three year term as an Associate Editor of Information Systems Research.

Prior to joining Rensselaer, Dr. Ravichandran had extensive business experience having served as a Consultant to the Reliance Group, as the Assistant Director of National Productivity Council, India and as a Production Manager in Flakt AB (now Asea Brown Boweri). He has also been a successful entrepreneur; he started, built and ran an IT services firm.

Education & Training

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; PG Diploma (Industrial and System Engineering) National Productivity Council, India; B.E. (Production Engineering) University of Madras, India

Other affililations: Information Technology and Web Science

Research

His long term research interests focuses on digital strategies of firms and the mechanisms through which digitization is transforming firms, markets, supply networks and industries. His research has been funded by grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Ministry of Education, Singapore. He has published extensively in leading scholarly journals in Information Systems (Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, MIS Quarterly; European Journal of Information Systems, Information Technology Management), Decision Sciences (Decision Sciences; Logistics Information Systems) Strategic Management (Organization Science), Technology Management (IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, Journal of High Technology Management Research,) as well as in leading practitioner journals (Communications of the ACM).

His research has won several awards including the 1) Best Paper, IT and Healthcare Track, International Conference in Information Systems, 2019; 2) Best Information Systems Publication in 2010 (Association of Information System); 3) Best Published Paper Award, 2010 (Information Systems Research); 4) Best Paper Award, Software Technology Track (HICSS, 2010); 5) Best Paper Award Honorable Mention (IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2007); 6) Best Academic Paper Award (Second Supply Chain Management Symposium, McMaster University, 2004); 7) Best Paper Award (OCIS Division, Academy of Management, 2001).

Primary Research Focus
Digital Strategy, Digital Platforms, Supply Chain Management, Competitive Dynamics, Networks and Value Creation, Information Technology Management, Outsourcing, Innovation

Teaching

Current Courses

Managing Digitization and Transformation

Supply Chain Capstone

Recognition

Awards & Honors

2019 Nominated for the Fellow, Association of Information Systems

2018 Finalist, Editor in Chief, IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management

2011 Best Information Systems Publication in 2010, Association of Information Systems

2011 Information Systems Research Best Published Paper Award

2010 HICSS Best Paper Award, Software Technology Track.

2008 2007 Best Paper Honorable Mention, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

2008 Awarded Tier-1 Research Grant, Ministry of Education, Singapore (S$220,000)

2007 Nominated for the Best Paper Award, HICSS, 2007

2004 Best Academic Paper Award, Second Supply Chain Management Symposium, McMaster University.

2001 Best Paper Award, OCIS Division, Academy of Management.

1999 National Science Foundation Research Grant ($455,984)

Publications

The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. T. Ravichandran has 76 indexed publications in the subjects of Computer Science, Business, Management and Accounting, and Engineering.

Sukruth Suresh, T. Ravichandran
Information Systems Frontiers
, 24
, 2022
, pp.677-690
.
Nakyung Kyung, Hyeokkoo Eric Kwon, T. Ravichandran
International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2020 - Making Digital Inclusive: Blending the Local and the Global
, 2021
.
Chaoqun Deng, T. Ravichandran
26th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2020
, 2020
.
Sukruth Suresh, T. Ravichandran
Proceedings of the 24th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems: Information Systems (IS) for the Future, PACIS 2020
, 2020
.
Byungchul Choi, T. Ravichandran, Gina Colarelli O Connor
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
, 66
, 2019
, pp.529-541
.
Shailesh J. Divey, Mert Hakan Hekimoglu, T. Ravichandran
2019 IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Conference, TEMSCON 2019
, 2019
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T. Ravichandran, Liang Zhao
25th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2019
, 2019
.
T. Ravichandran, Simona Ileana Giura
Information Systems Research
, 30
, 2019
, pp.726-744
.
Rajiv Kishore, Leslie Feidt, Ann Fruhling, T. Ravichandran, Lawrence J. Zielinski
SIGMIS-CPR 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM SIGMIS Conference on Computers and People Research
, 2018
, pp.6-8
.
T. Ravichandran
Journal of Strategic Information Systems
, 27
, 2018
, pp.22-42
.

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