Professional Activities

Conference Chair:

  • Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) 29th Annual Conference, Houston, Texas, May 4-7, 2018
  • 2018 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Chicago, November 17-20, 2018
  • 25th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Ft. Worth, Texas, December 2015 (Co-chair)
  • Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2011 (Co-chair)

Cluster/Track Chair:

  • Track Chair, 2019 ICIS conference, Munich, Germany, December 2019
  • Track Chair, 2017 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Washington DC, November 2017
  • Track Chair, 2016 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Austin, Texas, November 2016
  • Track Chair, Production and Operations Management (POM) 2015 Conference, Washington DC, May 2015
  • Cluster Chair, Informs Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2013

Keynote / Panelist / Discussant / Judge:

  • Invited to be a Keynote Speaker, 2018 INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining & Decision Analytics, Phoenix, November 2018
  • Moderator and Panelist, “Meet the Editors of Non-DSI Journals,” 2018 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Chicago, November 17-20, 2018
  • Panelist, “How to Publish in Top Tier Journals,” 2018 Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Chicago, November 17-20, 2018
  • Moderator and Panelist, “Publishing Guidance for Scholars Amid Increasing Competition for Top Outlets,” POMS 28th Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, May 5 – 8, 2017
  • Panelist, Editors’ Panel (representing the POM Journal), Data Mining & Decision Analytics Workshop, Informs, Nashville, Tennessee, November 12, 2016
  • Panelist, Faculty Panel, New Faculty Orientation Program, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, August 2016
  • Panelist, SPJIMR – POMS India Chapter Conference, “Analytics and Big data for Supply Chain Transformation,” Mumbai, India, July 29-30, 2016
  • Panelist, “Meet The Editors: Road to Relevance and Rigor,” 10th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), Dalian, China, June 25-26, 2016
  • Moderator and Panelist, “eDebates & Conversations (eDC) on twitter, Big Data in Supply Chains,” POMS 2016 Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 6-9, 2016
  • Panelist, MBA Admitted Student Weekend Faculty Panel, Mays Business School, April 2016
  • Discussant, Theory in Economics of Information Systems (TEIS) Workshop, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, March 17-21, 2016
  • Panelist, “Emerging Information Technologies at the IS-OM interface: Research Issues, Topics, and Publication Strategies,” Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, November 21-24, 2015
  • Panelist, “Operations Management and Information System Interface,” POMS 2015 Conference, Washington DC, May 8-11, 2015
  • Discussant, Theory in Economics of Information Systems (TEIS) Workshop, Banff, Alberta, Canada, March 21-24, 2014
  • Member, 23rd Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS) Demo Evaluator Committee, Milan, Italy, December 14-15, 2013
  • Panelist, “Research Trends in Supply Chain Management,” Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, November 16-19, 2013
  • Discussant, Theory in Economics of Information Systems (TEIS) Workshop, Monterey, California, June 24-25, 2013
  • Member, Faculty Panel, Ph.D. Teaching Workshop, Mays Business School, 2013
  • Member, Faculty Panel, Full Time MBA Students, Mays Business School, 2013
  • Discussant, 23rd Annual Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), Orlando, Florida, December 15-16, 2012
  • Member, POMS Skinner Early Career Research Award Committee, 2012
  • Member, Faculty Panel, Full Time MBA Students, Mays Business School, 2012
  • Judge for MBA Consulting Projects, Mays Business School, 2009, 2010
  • Member, Review Committee for the Graduate School Social Sciences Dissertation Fellowship, University of Washington, 2005, 2007
  • Panelist, UW Seattle Innovation Symposium, “What Are the Key Dimensions and Issues of Team Level Innovation?” Seattle, Washington, September 2006

Session Chair:

  • 40th Annual Informs Society for Marketing Science (ISMS) Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2018
  • Informs Annual Meeting, Invited Session in the Social Media Analytics Cluster, Nashville, Tennessee, November 2016
  • Informs Annual Meeting, Invited Session in the Health Application Society (HAS) Cluster, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2015
  • Informs Annual Meeting, Invited Session in Information Systems Cluster, San Francisco, California, November 2014
  • Production and Operations Management (POM) 2014 Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2014
  • Informs Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, October 2012
  • Informs Annual Meeting, Invited Session in eBusiness Section, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2011
  • 19th Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), Melbourne, Australia, July 2011
  • Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Austin, Texas, November 2010
  • Informs Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 2010
  • Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Seattle, Washington, November 2007
  • Informs Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, November 2007
  • 15th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Las Vegas, Nevada, 2005
  • CORS / INFORMS Joint International Meeting, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 2004
  • 13th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Seattle, Washington, 2003

Program Committee Member:

  • Member of the International Advisory Board, 12th Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI) Conference, SPJIMR Mumbai, December 27-30, 2018
  • 28th WITS, Santa Clara, CA, December 16-18, 2018
  • Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Phoenix, Arizona, November 4-7, 2018
  • 27th WITS, Seoul, Korea, December 14-15, 2017
  • CIST, Houston, Texas, October 21-22, 2017
  • IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC), Honolulu, June 25-June 30, 2017
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee, 14th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management (ICSSSM 2017), Dalian, China, June 16-18, 2017
  • 12th Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technologies (DESRIST) Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 30-June 1, 2017
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, Annual Conference of the European Decision Sciences Institute (EDSI), Granada, Spain, May 29-June 1, 2017
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee, International Conference on Best Practices in Supply Chain Management, Thiruvananthapuram, India, December 22-23, 2016
  • 26th WITS, Dublin, Ireland, December 15-16, 2016
  • CIST, Nashville, Tennessee, November 12-13, 2016
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, 5th World Conference on POM (co-organized by EurOMA, POMS, and JOMSA), Havana, Cuba, September 6-10, 2016
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee, SPJIMR – POMS India Chapter Conference, “Big Data Analytics for Optimizing Supply Chains,” Mumbai, India, July 29-30, 2016
  • IEEE SCC, San Francisco, June 27-July 2, 2016
  • 11th DESRIST Conference, St. John’s, Canada, May 24-25, 2016
  • CIST, Philadelphia, PA, October 31-November 1, 2015
  • IEEE SCC, New York, June 27-July 2, 2015
  • DESRIST Conference, Dublin, Ireland, May 21-22, 2015
  • NITIE – POMS Conference, Manufacturing Excellence: Imperative for Emerging Economies, Mumbai, India, December 18–21, 2014
  • 24th WITS, Auckland, New Zealand, December 17-19, 2014
  • CIST, San Francisco, California, November 8-9, 2014
  • IEEE SCC, Anchorage, Alaska, June 27-July 2, 2014
  • Thirteenth Wuhan International Conference on E-Business (WHICEB), Wuhan, China, May 31-June 1, 2014
  • DESRIST Conference, Miami, Florida, May 22-23, 2014
  • 23rd WITS, Milan, Italy, December 14-15, 2013
  • CIST, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5-6, 2013
  • 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Angers, France, July 3-7, 2013
  • IEEE SCC, Santa Clara, California, June 27-July 2, 2013
  • International Symposium on Management Intelligent Systems (IS-MiS), Salamanca, Spain, May 22-24, 2013
  • 22nd WITS, Orlando, Florida, December 15-16, 2012
  • CIST, Phoenix, Arizona, October 13-14, 2012
  • IEEE SCC, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2-7, 2012
  • IS-MiS, Salamanca, Spain, July 2012
  • 14th ICEIS, Wrocław, Poland, June-July 2012
  • Eleventh WHICEB, Wuhan, China, May 2012
  • Sixth International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Management (ICISTM), Grenoble, France, March 2012
  • 21st WITS, Shanghai, China, December 2011
  • IEEE SCC, Washington DC, July 5-10, 2011
  • 20th WITS, St. Louis, December 2010
  • CIST, Austin, Texas, November 2010
  • IEEE SCC, Miami, Florida, July 5-10, 2010
  • Ninth WHICEB, Wuhan, China, May 2010
  • Fourth ICISTM, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2010
  • 19th WITS, Phoenix, December 2009
  • IEEE SCC, Bangalore, India, September 2009
  • Eighth WHICEB, Wuhan, China, May 2009
  • Third ICISTM, Delhi, India, 2009
  • 18th WITS, Paris, December 2008
  • CIST, Washington DC, November 2008
  • Second ICISTM, Dubai, UAE, 2008
  • 17th WITS, Montreal, December 2007
  • 16th WITS, Milwaukee, December 2006
  • 15th WITS, Las Vegas, December 2005
  • 14th WITS, Washington DC, December 2004
  • 13th WITS, Seattle, December 2003

Reviewer:

Operations Research; Management Science; Information Systems Research (ISR); Informs Journal on Computing (JOC); Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (MSOM); MIS Quarterly (MISQ); Marketing Science; Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS); IIE Transactions; Decision Sciences; European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR); Decision Support Systems (DSS); IEEE Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS); Information and Management; Information Systems Frontiers; Journal of Scheduling; Communications of the ACM (CACM); Discrete Optimization; IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE T-ASE); Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA); Information Systems and Operational Research (INFOR); Information Technology & Management (ITEM); Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (JIMO); Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE); Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (JECR); Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete, and Impulsive Systems; International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS); Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS); International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER); IIM Bangalore (IIMB) Review

University Activities:

  • Director, Center for Data Analytics, Fox School of Business, Temple University (2017 – Present)
  • Ph.D. Concentration Advisor, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University (2018 – Present)
  • Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee, Marketing and Supply Chain Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University (2017 – Present)
  • Member, Data Science Institute, Fox School of Business, Temple University (2017 – Present)
  • Member, Steering Committee for the Translational Research Center (TRC), Fox School of Business, Temple University (2018 – Present)
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee, Cluster Hiring in Strategic Management Department, Fox School of Business, Temple University (2018 – Present)
  • Chair, Operations Management Faculty Search Committee, Fox School of Business, Temple University (2017 – Present)
  • Member, Doctoral Program Committee, Mays Business School (2009 – 2017)
  • Member, Faculty Student Advisory Board of the Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University (2015 – 2017)
  • Member, Full-Time MBA Faculty Advisory Group, Mays Business School (2015 – 2017)
  • Member, Analytics Task Force, Mays Business School (2015 – 2017)
  • Member, University-Level Distinguished Achievement Awards Committee (2016 – 2017)
  • Faculty Advisor, Aggie Analytics Association, Texas A&M University (2016 – 2017)
  • Club Counselor, Mays Business School Consulting Club (2012 – 2017)
  • Faculty Mentor, Adobe Analytics Challenge (2016)
  • Faculty Advisor, Hindu Students Association, Texas A&M University (2011 – 2017)
  • Member, INFO Faculty Search Committee, Mays Business School (2014 – 2015)
  • Member, Search Committee for the Director of Center for Retailing Studies, Mays Business School (2013 – 2014)
  • Subject-Matter Faculty Mentor for Executive MBA Students, Mays Business School (2011 – 2015)
  • Subject-Matter Faculty Mentor for Full Time MBA Students, Mays Business School (2013 – 2015)
  • Member, INFO Senior Faculty Search Committee, Mays Business School (2013 – 2014)
  • Member, INFO Faculty Search Committee, Mays Business School (2012 – 2013)
  • Member, MBA Graduate Instruction Committee, Mays Business School (2011 – 2012)
  • Member, INFO Senior Faculty Search Committee, Mays Business School (2011 – 2012)
  • Member, INFO Head Search Committee, Mays Business School (2010 – 2011)
  • Member, INFO Faculty Search Committee, Mays Business School (2009 – 2010)
  • Member, Technology Management MBA Curriculum Review Committee, University of Washington Business School (2007 – 2008)
  • Member, Undergraduate Core Curriculum Review Committee, University of Washington Business School (2007 – 2008)
  • Member, IS Curriculum Review Committee (2003 – 2005)
  • Member, University of Washington Faculty Council on Research (2003 – 2006)
  • Member, Doctoral Program Admissions Committee, University of Washington Business School (2002 – 2005)
  • Coordinator, Introduction to Information Systems (IS 300) (2007 – 2008)
  • Coordinator, Business Data Communications (IS 470) (2004 – 2005)
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