Distinguished Academic Fellow 2008-2009
Professor and chair of information and decision sciences
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Alok Gupta is a professor and chair of information and decision sciences at the Carlson school of management, university of Minnesota. He also serves on the Accenture management developmental academy's academic board and is helping us build a bridge to the MIS research Centre at the Carlson School at UMN. He received his PhD in management science and information from the University of Texas, Austin.
He was an assistant professor at department of OPIM, university of Connecticut from 1996 to 2001. His research has been published in various information systems, economics, and computer science journals such as ISR, CACM, JMIS, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Computational Economics, Decision Support Systems, IEEE Internet Computing, International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Information Technology Management, and Journal of Organizational Computer and Electronic Commerce. In addition, his articles have been published in several leading books in the area of economics of electronic commerce.
He was awarded a prestigious NSF CAREER Award for his research on dynamic pricing mechanisms on the internet. From 1999-2001, he served as co-director of Treibick electronic commerce initiative (TECI), an endowed research initiative at department of OPIM, university of Connecticut. He is also an affiliate of the centre for research in electronic commerce (CREC) at the university of Texas at Austin. He serves on the editorial boards of DSS and Brazilian Electronic Journal of Economics. He teaches courses in the areas of computer networking, electronic commerce, decision support, IT infrastructure, and computer programming at the undergraduate, MBA and PhD levels.