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Varghese S Jacob
Ashbel Smith Professor-Management
Office MailstopMail Box: SM40, SOM4611 
Email Address  Varghese.Jacob@utdallas.edu    Primary Phone Number 972-883-4443    URL UTD Webpage    Media Contact
 Professional Preparation
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 DegreeMajorInstitutionYear
 Ph.D.ManagementPurdue University1986
 M.S.PhysicsIndian Institute of Technology (Delhi)1980
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forthcoming
Impact of the Union and Difference Operations on the Quality of Information Products. With A. Parssian, and S. Sarkar. Information Systems Research. Forthcoming.
Category: Information Systems Research
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Vendor/Client Interaction for Requirements Assessment in Software Development: Implications for Feedback Process, Rajiv Jayant, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Forthcoming in Information Systems Research.
Category: Information Systems Research
Peer reviewed
2009
Impact of the Union and Difference Operations on the Quality of Information Products, Amir Parssian, Sumit Sarkar and Varghese S. Jacob, Information Systems Research, 2009, Vol. 20, No. 1 pp. 99-120.
Category: Information Systems Research
Peer reviewed
2009
Dynamic pricing of multiple home delivery options, Kursad Asdemir, Varghese S. Jacob and Ramayya Krishnan, European Journal of Operational Research, 2009, Vol. 196, No. 1, pp. 246-257.
Category: European Journal of Operational Research
Peer reviewed
2008
Adaptive data reduction for large-scale transaction data, Xiao-Bai Li and Varghese S. Jacob, European Journal of Operational Research, 2008, Vol. 188, No. 3, pp. 910-924.
Category: European Journal of Operational Research
Peer reviewed
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
Oct-97 Oct-97 Augmented Neural Networks for Job Shop Scheduling

A. Agarwal, V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, INFORMS Conference, Dallas, October 1997.

Oct-97 Oct-97 Neural Networks for Flexible Flow Shop Scheduling

H. Wang, V. Jacob, D. Schilling, INFORMS Conference, Dallas, October 1997.

Nov-96 Nov-96 The Capacitated P-Median Problem: A hybrid Neural Network Approach

V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, S. Soni, INFORMS Conference, Atlanta, November 1996.

May-96 May-96 An Experimental Investigation of Incentive Structure on Distributed Group Problem Solving

R. Barkhi, V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, Proceedings of the First INFORMS Joint Conference on Information Systems and Technology, May 1996.

May-96 May-96 Measurement Criteria and Effects of Training Tolerance and Learning Rates for Two-Group Classification Using Neural Networks: The Case of Bankruptcy Prediction

A. Agarwal, V. Jacob, H. Pirkul - Extended Abstract Proceedings of the First INFORMS Joint Conference on Information Systems and Technology, May 1996.

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Professional Affiliations
Association for Information Systems (AIS)
IEEE Computer Society
Association of Computing Machinery
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
INFORMS Information Systems Society
INFORMS College of Artificial Intelligence
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DurationRankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2006-PresentAshbel Smith Professor  University of Texas at Dallas
2002-PresentSenior Associate DeanSchool of Management University of Texas at Dallas
1999-2002Associate DeanSchool of Management University of Texas at Dallas
1998-1999Area Coordinator  University of Texas at Dallas
1997-PresentProfessor of Management Information Systems  University of Texas at Dallas
1992-1997Associate Professor of Management Information SystemsDepartment of Accounting and Management Information SystemsCollege of BusinessThe Ohio State University
1986-1992Associate Professor of Management Information SystemsDepartment of Accounting and Management Information Systems College of Business The Ohio State University Delete Edit - Hide Save CancelCollege of BusinessThe Ohio State University
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 DurationTitleSponsorAmountStatus
1998-1998The Telecommunications Industry in the United States - A SnapshotJETRO$10,000Previous
1994-1994A Study of Genetic Algorithms for Product-Line DesignUniversity Seed Grant$4,100Previous
1994-1994Facilitating International Electronic Commerce: A Process ApproachAmeritech Foundation$33,500Previous
1991-1991Adaptive Communication in Co-operative Distributed Processing SystemsDeans Summer Fellowship Program$15,000Previous
1988-1988A Parallel Processing System to Assess Relevance of Retrieved Cases from a Tax Knowledge BaseThe Arthur Young Tax Research Grant Program$38,400Previous
1987-1987Organizational Structure as the Basis for a Networked Knowledge Based SystemUniversity Seed Money Grant$10,500Previous
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Teaching
Taught in the Undergraduate, Masters and PhD program. Been on several dissertation committees, co-chaired 4.

Executive Education
  • Co-taught the Information Systems module in the Executive MBA as well as in the Medical Management program at University of Texas at Dallas, Fall 1997 - 2000.
  • Taught the Information Systems module for the MBA program for the MBNA corporation (Degree awarded by University of Texas at Dallas).
  • Organized an Executive Education Program on Object Oriented Systems Development (December 1, 1995).
  • Organized the Executive Education Program "How to do Business on the Internet." (May 19, 1995).
  • Helped organize the Executive Education program "Client Server Vs. Mainframe Computing - What is right for you?" (January 14, 1994).

Service at University of Texas at Dallas
  • Member of the Graduate Council, 2006-present
  • Vice Chair, SACSCOC Accreditation Faculty Committee, 2005-2007
  • Led the Schools Accreditation efforts 1999-2002 - School was accredited by AACSB
  • International in Spring 2002
  • Led the Schools Self-Study Evaluation, 2007
  • Member University Academic Program Review Committee, 2002-2003
  • Member University Strategic Enrollment Task Force, 2001-2002
  • Chair, Search Committee for the Associate Dean for Executive Education, 2008
  • Chair, Academic Operations Committee, 2008-present
  • Chair, Academic Policy and Planning Committee, 1999-present
  • Chair, Steering Committee, 1999-present
  • Member, Search Committee for the Director for Executive MBA Program, 2009
  • Member Development Committee, 1999-present
  • Member Facilities Committee, 2000-present
  • Member Web Committee, 2000-present
  • Member Master Committee, 2002-present
  • Member Undergraduate Committee, 2002-present
  • Chair, University Scholarship Committee, 2000-2001
  • Member University Scholarship Committee, 2000-2001
  • Chair, Undergraduate Committee, 1997-1999
  • Member of Academic Policy and Planning Committee, 1997-1999
  • Member of the Personnel Review committee, 1997- 2000
  • Member of the Research and Ph.D. Committee, 1997-1998
  • Member of the Joint Faculty Curriculum Steering Committee of the Alliance for Medical
  • Management Education, 1997-1998
  • Chair, or member of Ad hoc Committees for promotion and tenure for several cases
  • Chair, MIS Recruiting Committee, 1997-1999
  • Recruiting Committee member, 1999 -2001

Service at Ohio State University
Center for Information Technologies in Management (CITM)
  • Director, Center for Information Technologies in Management (1996 - 1997)
  • Associate Director, Center for Information Technologies in Management (since it was established in 1992 - 1996).
Other Service Activities at Ohio State University
  • Member of the College Computing Committee 1996-1997
  • Member of the AMIS Department Chairperson's Advisory Committee 1996-1997
  • College Personnel Committee 1993-1996
  • Member Graduate Studies Committee 1992-1996
  • Member MBA Electives Review Task Force 1992-1993
  • Member of the New Faculty Recruiting Committee 1987-1991, 1993-1996
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship and Co-op Program 1989-1993, 1994-1995.
  • Member of the College MIS Coordinating Committee 1987-1989.
  • Member of the MIS Task Force 1987-1996.

External
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Information Technology and Management
  • Associate Editor, Decision Support Systems.
  • Editorial Board Member, Information Systems Frontier: A Journal of Research and Innovations.
  • Senior Editor, Production and Operations Management Journal (POM), Interface between POM and other area: Models and Analysis, 2003-2008
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of E-Adoption (IJEA)
  • Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJEIS)
  • Chair of the INFORMS College on Information Systems, 1997-1998.
  • Vice Chair - Meetings, INFORMS College on Information Systems 1996-1997.
  • Program Committee Member:
    • IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (APSCC) 2008, 2009
    • 17th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS) 2009, 2008, 2007, 2000, 1997.
    • 9th Bi-Annual International Conference on Decision Support Systems 2007
    • IEEE Conference on Services Computing 2006, 2005
    • IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS) 2006, 2004
    • INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) 2002, 1996
  • Advisory Board, International Symposium on Services-Oriented Technologies and Management at the Ninth International Conference of E-Commerce (ICEC 2007)
  • Advisory Board, INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST 2001)
  • Regional Director (Ohio Region) of the AAA Section on Artificial Intelligence/Expert Systems 1991-1993.
  • Organized and chaired sessions at the ORSA/TIMS Meeting held in:
    • New York, October 1989; Las Vegas, May 1990; Philadelphia, October 1990; Anaheim, November 1991; Orlando, April 1992; Boston, April 1994.
  • Cluster chair for Artificial Intelligence for the ORSA/TIMS Meeting held in Nashville, May 1991.
  • Cluster chair for Information Systems for the TIMS international meeting to be held in Singapore, June 1995.
  • Cluster chair for Information Systems for the INFORMS Conference in Dallas, 1997.
  • Cluster chair for Artificial Intelligence for the INFORMS Conference in Dallas, 1997.
  • Program Co-chair, Conference on Information Systems held in Montreal, April, 1998.
  • Member of the Computer Automation Committee, State of Ohio, Department of
  • Rehabilitation and Correction (1995-1997).
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer for Several Journals and Conferences

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