Balasubramaniam Ramesh, Ph.D.

George E. Smith Eminent Scholar’s Chair
Distinguished University Professor

Chairman, Department of Computer Information Systems
Professor, Department of Computer Science

  • Ph.D., Stern School of Business, New York University
  • PGDM (M.B.A.), Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India
  • BS, Engineering (Honors), University of Madras, India

Ramesh’s research focuses on supporting knowledge intensive, complex organizational processes such as requirements engineering and traceability in systems development, agile software development, business process redesign, and concurrent product development. His work has appeared in several leading conferences and journals including the MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transactions of Software Engineering, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems Journal, Annals of Software Engineering, Annals of Operations Research, IEEE Computer, IEEE Software, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE IT Professional, Requirements Engineering Journal, Information & Management, Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems, Communications of the AIS, among others. Models and techniques developed by him have been incorporated in several leading computer-aided software engineering tools and are widely used in the industry.

He is a recipient of over 20 research grants funded by several prestigious government and industry sources such as the U.S. National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, Air Force Research Laboratory, Army Research Laboratory, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Accenture, Microelectronic Computer Technology Corporation, Texas Instruments / TD Technologies, among others.