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T. (Ravi) Ravichandran

T. (Ravi) Ravichandran

Irene and Robert Bozzone '55 Distinguished Chair, Professor of Information Systems, Associate Dean for Research, Area Coordinator for Marketing, Operations and Information Systems


  • Information Technology Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Strategy

Areas of Instruction

  • Networks and Value Creation
  • IT Strategy

Professor Ravichandran is an associated faculty member in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department in the School of Engineering and a faculty for the IT program in the School of Science. He teaches course in the graduate and doctoral programs at RPI. He periodically teaches some of these courses in top business schools in Asia and Europe and brings a global perspective to his teaching.


  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • PG Diploma (Industrial and System Engineering) National Productivity Council, India
  • B.E. (Production Engineering) University of Madras, India

Research and Publications

Professor Ravichandran’s long term research interests focus on four broad areas: 1) strategic implication of information technology and organizational capabilities to manage information technology; 2) supply chain management and business-business electronic markets; 3) innovation diffusion and assimilation; and, 4) organizational renewal and growth through innovation. His research has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Ministry of Education, Singapore.

He has published more than ninety five research papers in academic journals and conference proceedings. His research articles have been published in journals such as the Communications of the ACM, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Information Systems Research, Information Technology Management, Logistics Information Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of High Technology Management Research and MIS Quarterly.

He currently serves as a Department Editor for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, as an Associate Editor of Information Systems Research, and as a Senior Editor of Information & Management. He recently completed a four year term as an Associate Editor of MIS Quarterly and a three year term as an Associate Editor of Information Systems Research.

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