Advisory Board

Professor H. Raghav Rao

H. Raghav Rao, MBA, Ph.D. is Professor, Department of Management Science and Systems, School of Management, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.
Raghav graduated from the Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University. His interests are in the areas of management information systems, decision support systems, e-business, emergency response management systems, and information assurance. He has chaired sessions at international conferences and presented numerous papers. He also has coedited four books of which one is Information Assurance, Security and Privacy Services. He has authored or coauthored more than 150 technical papers, of which more than 75 are published in archival journals. His work has received best paper and best paper runner up awards at AMCIS and ICIS.
Raghav has received funding for his research from the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the Canadian Embassy and he has received the University’s prestigious Teaching Fellowship. He has also received the Fulbright fellowship in 2004. He is coeditor of special issues of The Annals of Operations Research and Communications of the ACM, associate editor of Decision Support Systems, Information Systems Research, and IEEE Transactions in Systems, Man and Cybernetics, and coEditor-in-Chief of Information Systems Frontiers.
He also has a courtesy appointment with Computer Science and Engineering as adjunct Professor. His Ph.D. students have placed at Sogang U, UNCG, ASU, USF, FAU, MSU, OKState, FSU, PennState, and others. He teaches Information assurance, Networks, and e-commerce. He is also the recipient of the 2007 State University of New York Chancellor’s award for excellence in scholarship and creative activities.
His publications include Managing Information Assurance in Financial Services, On risk, convenience, and Internet shopping behavior, A two-level investigation of information systems outsourcing, Management of information systems outsourcing: a bidding perspective, Web channels in e-commerce, Information systems outsourcing, and A content-analytic longitudinal study of the drivers for information technology and systems outsourcing. Get his innovative Amazon download Self-healing systems – survey and synthesis.
Raghav earned his B. Tech at Indian Institute of Technology, his MBA at Delhi University, and his Ph.D. at Purdue University.