Varghese Jacob

Varghese Jacob

Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair
Ashbel Smith Professor - Management
 
972-883-4443
SOM4611
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Tags: Information Systems

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Management
Purdue University - 1986
M.S. - Physics
Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) - 1980

Publications

Impact of the Union and Difference Operations on the Quality of Information Products. With A. Parssian, and S. Sarkar. Information Systems Research. Forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Vendor/Client Interaction for Requirements Assessment in Software Development: Implications for Feedback Process, Rajiv Jayant, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Forthcoming in Information Systems Research. ? - Publication
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. 2009 - Publication
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. 2009 - Publication
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. 2008 - Publication
Adaptive Data Reduction for Large-scale Transaction Data. With Xiao-Bai Li. European Journal of Operational Research. 188. 3. (2008): 910-924. 2008 - Publication
An empirical analysis of co-developer contributions in open source projects, Rajiv Jayant, Kutsal Dogan, Varghese Jacob, and Suresh Radhakrishnan, 17th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems, December 8-9, 2007, Montreal Canada, pp. 79-90. 2007 - Publication
Strategic IT Investments: Impact of Switching Cost and Declining IT Cost. With D. Demirhan, and S. Raghunathan. Management Science. 53. 2. (2007): 208-226. 2007 - Publication

Appointments

Ashbel Smith Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2006–Present]
Senior Associate Dean
University of Texas at Dallas [2002–Present]
Associate Dean
University of Texas at Dallas [1999–2002]
Area Coordinator
University of Texas at Dallas [1998–1999]
Professor of Management Information Systems
University of Texas at Dallas [1997–Present]
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
The Ohio State University [1992–1997]
College of Business
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
The Ohio State University [1986–1992]
College of Business

Projects

The Capacitated P-Median Problem: A hybrid Neural Network Approach
2018–2018 V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, S. Soni, INFORMS Conference, Atlanta, November 1996.
Measurement Criteria and Effects of Training Tolerance and Learning Rates for Two-Group Classification Using Neural Networks: The Case of Bankruptcy Prediction
2018–2018 A. Agarwal, V. Jacob, H. Pirkul - Extended Abstract Proceedings of the First INFORMS Joint Conference on Information Systems and Technology, May 1996.
An Experimental Investigation of Incentive Structure on Distributed Group Problem Solving
2018–2018 R. Barkhi, V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, Proceedings of the First INFORMS Joint Conference on Information Systems and Technology, May 1996.
The Effect of Communication Mode and Leadership Mode on Group Decisions
2018–2018 R. Barkhi, V. Jacob, L. Pipino, H. Pirkul, AIS Conference, August 1996.
Effects of Computer-Mediated Communication on Group Negotiation: An Empirical Study
1995–1995 S. Rhee, V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, R. Barkhi, Proceedings of the 26th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 1995, pp. 270-279.

Additional Information

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

Affiliations

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

Funding

The Telecommunications Industry in the United States - A Snapshot
$10,000 - JETRO [1998–1998]
Facilitating International Electronic Commerce: A Process Approach
$33,500 - Ameritech Foundation [1994–1994]
A Study of Genetic Algorithms for Product-Line Design
$4,100 - University Seed Grant [1994–1994]
Adaptive Communication in Co-operative Distributed Processing Systems
$15,000 - Deans Summer Fellowship Program [1991–1991]
A Parallel Processing System to Assess Relevance of Retrieved Cases from a Tax Knowledge Base
$38,400 - The Arthur Young Tax Research Grant Program [1988–1988]