Varghese Jacob

Lars Magnus Ericsson Chair
Ashbel Smith Professor - Management
Tags: Information Systems

Professional Preparation

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

Publications

Information Technology Investment Strategies Under Declining Technology Cost, D. Demirhan, S. Raghunathan & Varghese S. Jacob, Journal of Management Information Systems, 2005/2006, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 321-350. 2006 - Publication
Information Technology Investment Strategies Under Declining Technology Cost. With D. Demirhan, and S. Raghunathan. Journal of Management Information Systems. 22. 3.(Winter 2005/2006): 321-350. 2005 - Publication
Isotonic Separation. With R. Chandrasekaran, S. Hong, and Y. U. Ryu. INFORMS Journal on Computing. 17. 4. (2005): 462-471. 2005 - Publication
Isotonic Separation, R. Chandrasekaran, Young U. Ryu, Varghese S. Jacob and S. Hong, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2005, Vol.17, No. 4, pp. 967-982. 2005 - Publication
The influence of Communication Mode and Incentive Structure on GDSS Process and Outcomes, R. Barkhi, V. Jacob and H. Pirkul, 2004, Decision Support Systems. 2004, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 287-305. 2004 - Publication
Prognosis Using an Isotonic Prediction Technique. With R. Chandrasekaran, and Y. Ryu. Management Science. 50. 6. (2004): 777-785. 2004 - Publication
Security Investment Strategies for Supply Chain Partnering Firms: Effects of Physical Connectivity and Shared Information Assets. Workshop on Information Technologies and System. Washington, DC: December, 2004. 2004 - Publication
Security Investment Strategies for Supply Chain Partnering Firms: Effects of Physical Connectivity and Shared Information Assets, Tridib Bandyopadhyay, Varghese S. Jacob and Srinivasan Raghunathan, 14th Annual Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems, December 2004, Washington, D.C. 2004 - Publication
The Influence of Communication Mode and Incentive Structure on GDSS Process and Outcomes. With R. Barkhi, and H. Pirkul. Decision Support Systems. 37. 2. (2004): 287-305. 2004 - Publication
Assessing Data Quality for Information Products: Impact of Selection, Projection, and Cartesian Product, Amir Parssian, Sumit Sarkar & Varghese S. Jacob, Management Science, 2004, Vol., 50, No. 7, pp. 967-982. 2004 - 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

A Decision Theoretic Perspective of the Integrated Human-Machine Information Processor
1986–1986 V. Jacob, J. Moore, A. Whinston, in Economics and Artificial Intelligence: Proceedings of the IFAC/IFORS/IFIP/IASC/AFCET Conference on Economics and Artificial Intelligence, Aix-en-Provence, France, September 2-4,1986. (ed. Jean-Louis Roos), Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp. 99-104.
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.
A Study of the Impact of Communication Channel and Incentive Structure on a Negotiation Task
1997–1997 R. Barkhi, V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, Second INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology, San Diego, California, May 4-5, 1997.
Strategic IT Investments: Impacts of Switching Cost and Declining Technology Cost
2018–2018 D. Demirhan, V. Jacob, S. Raghunathan, 23rd International Conference on Information Systems, December 2002.
The Capacitated P-Median Problem: A hybrid Neural Network Approach
2018–2018 V. Jacob, H. Pirkul, S. Soni, INFORMS Conference, Atlanta, November 1996.

Additional Information

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.
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).

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]