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About 75 Words – (For IT Professionals)

Sandeep Purao is a Trustee Professor in the Information and Process Management Group at Bentley University. Prior to joining Bentley, he was Professor, College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University. His research involves design and evaluation of IT-based solutions for organizational and societal problems. His research has resulted in 100+ publications in journals and conferences. He continues to serve on editorial boards of several premier scholarly journals and on funding agency panels; and has done consulting assignments for financial institutions and software houses. He holds a PhD in Management Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has prior training in management, accounting and law.

About 100 Words – (For IT Researchers)

Sandeep Purao is a Trustee Professor in the Information and Process Management Group at Bentley University. Prior to joining Bentley, he was Professor, College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University. His research focuses on the design of complex techno-organizational systems, and the sciences of design. His work has been published in journals such as MISQ, ISR, ACM Computing Surveys, Communications of the ACM, multiple IEEE Transactions, CSCW, and JAMIA. He serves/has served on editorial boards of MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research and Journal of the AIS. His research has been funded by National Science Foundation, Industry Consortia, private Foundations and private industry. He holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of AIS, ACM and IEEE.

About 150 Words

Sandeep Purao is a Trustee Professor in the Information and Process Management Group at Bentley University. Prior to joining Bentley, he was Professor, College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University; and was on the faculty at the Business School, Georgia State University. His research focuses on the design and evolution of complex techno-organizational systems; and the sciences of design. His work has been published in journals such as MIS Quarterly, Communications of the ACM, various IEEE Transactions, ACM Computing Surveys, and Information Systems Research; and conferences such as International Conference on Information Systems, IEEE Service-oriented Computing Conference, and International Conference on Conceptual Modeling. He serves or has served in Editorial capacities for Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of the AIS, European Journal of Information Systems, and Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. He has held leadership roles in conferences such as IEEE Services, ER, WITS and DESRIST. His research has been funded by National Science Foundation, Foundations and Industry Consortia. He holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of AIS, ACM, IEEE.

About 250 Words

Sandeep Purao is a Trustee Professor in the Information and Process Management Group at Bentley University. He joined Bentley from the College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University, University Park, PA. Prior to joining Penn State, he was on the faculty at College of Business, Georgia State University. His research focuses on the design, evolution and management of complex techno-organizational systems with a blend of research methods and approaches from software engineering and the organizational sciences. His research has been funded by National Science Foundation, Foundations as well as Industry Consortia. His work has been published in journals such as Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics-A, ACM Computing Surveys, and Information Systems Research; and conferences such as International Conference on Information Systems, IEEE Service-oriented Computing Conference and International Conference on Conceptual Modeling. He also designs and evaluates software artifacts as a part of the research process. Some of these include APSARA (to assist in conceptual database design with reuse of analysis patterns), IDAssist (to build systems integration solutions with enterprise integration patterns), and SASSY (to assess soft skills of IT professionals). He is also actively engaged in understanding, improving and evaluating pedagogical practices for organizational technologies. He serves or has served as an Associate Editor for Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly as well as Journal of the AIS among others. He holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of AIS, ACM and IEEE.

About 300 Words

Sandeep Purao is a Trustee Professor in the Information and Process Management Group at Bentley University. He joined Bentley from the College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University, University Park, PA, where he served as the Director of Global Initiatives at the College with affiliate faculty appointments in the Department of Industrial Engineering as well as School of Engineering Design. Prior to joining Penn State, he was on the faculty at College of Business, Georgia State University. His research focuses on the design, evolution and management of complex techno-organizational systems with a blend of research methods and approaches from software engineering and the organizational sciences. His research has been funded by National Science Foundation, Industry Consortia, private Foundations, as well as private Corporations. His work has been published in journals such as Communications of the ACM, various IEEE Transactions, ACM Computing Surveys, and Information Systems Research; and conferences such as International Conference on Information Systems, IEEE Service-oriented Computing Conference, and International Conference on Conceptual Modeling. He also builds, with the help of colleagues, software artifacts in the process of research, some of which include APSARA (to build conceptual designs of information with reuse of analysis patterns), ADAM (to automate domain modeling), IDAssist (to build systems integration solutions with enterprise integration patterns), and SASSY (to assess soft skills for IT professionals). He serves or has served on the Editorial Boards for Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly and Journal of the AIS among others. He holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of AIS, ACM and IEEE. Prior to his academic career, he was a practicing Chartered Accountant in Mumbai, India. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce and Law and an Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is a member of ACM, IEEE and AIS.