|Education||Indian Institute of Technology (B.Tech)
Cockrell School of Engineering (M.Tech)
University of Texas at Austin (PhD)
|Engineering discipline||Management science
|Institution memberships||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Employer(s)||Carnegie Mellon University|
|Significant awards||GM TEP Outstanding Distance Learning Faculty Award
INFORMS Fellow Award (2012)
Ramayya Krishnan is an Indian American Management and Information technology expert from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the dean of Heinz College, and also holds the H. John Heinz III deanship and is the W. W. Cooper and Ruth F. Cooper Professor of Management science and Information systems at Carnegie Mellon University. Ramayya is also a member of Board of Trustees of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
Early life and education
Ramayya has a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, a master in Industrial engineering and Operations research and a PhD in Management science and Information systems from the University of Texas at Austin. He is an International Research Fellow of the International Center for Electronic Commerce in South Korea and a visiting scientist at the Institute for Information Systems at Humboldt University in Germany. Also, he was a founding faculty member of the Information Systems Management program.
Work and publications
He is the co-editor for telecommunications and electronic commerce at the INFORMS Journal on computing, and an associate editor for Management Science. He co-edited a special issue of Interfaces on E-business and is co-editing a special issue of Management Science on Operations research and E-business. He is the immediate past president of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Computing Society. He has also served on the National Science Foundation (NSF) Expert Panel on database and expert systems and on several program committees of information systems conferences. Professor Krishnan, with a group of Master's students, led the development of ArtsNet, a World Wide Web-based information service for the arts. ArtsNet is offered as a community service by the Master of Arts Management Program at the Heinz College.
Krishnan's research interests are mainly based on problems that arise at the interface of technology, business and policy aspects of internet-enabled systems. His current research projects investigate the emergence of virtual communities in peer-to-peer networks, study intermediation in e-markets and the design of policies that take into account the competing needs of promoting data access and protecting privacy. His research on these topics is supported by the National Science Foundation, the United States Army Research Laboratory, DARPA, and other private foundations.
Ramayya Krishnan received the General Motors Technical Education Program Outstanding Distance Learning Faculty Award, which honors a professor for demonstrating excellence in distance learning education, the Martcia Wade Teaching Award, and he twice received the Teaching Award for the Heinz College’s IT programs.
In 2012, Ramayya received INFORMS Fellow Award for his contributions in leadership and innovation in academia and in practice, as well as leadership in INFORMS, linking operations research and management sciences with information systems in research, education, and management.
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- "Board of Trustees". Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
- "ICEC Research Fellows". ICEC. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
- "Lunch seminar: Famayya Krishnan, on the interaction between network structure and query content in an enterprise-wide technical forum". UC Barkeley School of Information. May 5, 2008. Retrieved 22 December 2012.
- "Carnegie Mellon Qatar - Ramayya Krishnan". Carnegie Mellon Qatar. Retrieved December 22, 2012.
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- "Some Assembly Required: Building a Digital Government for the 21st Century". Sharon S. Dawes, Peter A. Bloniarz, Kristine L. Kelly, Patricia D. Fletcher. National Science Foundation. March 1999. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
- "CyLab - Ramayya Krishnan". Carnegie Mellon CyLab. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
- "Call for Papers - 13th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS'03)". AISnet. December 13, 2003. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
- Krishnan, Ramayya; Smith, Michael; Telang, Rahul (2003). "The Economics of Peer-to-Peer Networks". Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application 5 (3): Article 6. Retrieved December 22, 2012.
- Bhargava, Hemant; Choudhary, Vidyanand; Krishnan, Ramayya (2000). "Pricing and product design: Intermediary strategies in an electronic market". International Journal on Electronic Commerce. Retrieved December 21, 2012.
- Bhargava, Hemant; Krishnan, Ramayya; Müller, Rudolf (1996). "Decision support on demand: Emerging electronic markets for decision technologies". Elsevier (Elsevier B.V.): 193–214. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
- "Parade and Festival Aug. 14, Hosted by Pitt’s Indian Room Committee, Will Celebrate India’s 64th Year of Independence". Saroj Bahl. University of Pittsburgh. August 9, 2011. Retrieved December 23, 2012.
- "INFORMS Presents 12 New Fellows Awards, Inducts Analytics Leaders". INFORMS. October 11, 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2012.