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Rahul De
Quantitative Methods & Information Systems


Hewlett-Packard Chair Professor

Chairperson, Center for Software and IT Management

Doctor of Philosophy, J.M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
MBA, Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University, 1985
BTech, IIT New Delhi, 1983

Phone:  +91-80-26993297
Address:  NF-202

Research Areas:
ICT for Development: Design and assessment of e-government systems. Evaluation of ICT for D
Multi-Agent Modeling: Models of technology diffusion for sustainable development.
Open Source Systems: Diffusion of OS software. Economic impact of OS software.

Recent Consulting:
Proposal for the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (for Government of Kerala, India)
Evaluation of ICT in Schools (for IT firm)
Economic Impact of Free and Open Source Software (for IT firm)


Academic Positions:
IIM Bangalore: 2005-present
Associate Professor of MIS, Department of Computer Information Systems, Rider University, New Jersey, USA. (1999-2002)
Assistant Professor of MIS, Department of Business, Public Administration, and Economics, Bowie State University, Maryland, USA. (1995-1999)
Assistant Professor, Information Management and Decision Sciences Department, Western Illinois University, Illinois, USA. (1994-1995)
Part-time Instructor, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. (1990 - 1993)
Research Assistant, Artificial Intelligence in Management Laboratory, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh. (1987 - 1990)
Affiliate Professor, Bordeaux Business School (2004 - 2005)
Visiting Professor, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain (2007 onwards)


Significant Publications:
1. "Importance of Development Context in ICT4D Projects: A Study of Computerization of Land Records in India" in Information Technology and People, Vol.20, No. 3, pp. 262-281, 2007. (With Amit Prakash.)
2. "The Impact of Indian E-Government Initiatives: Issues of Poverty and Vulnerability Reduction," in Regional Development Dialogue. Vol.27, No.2, pp. 88-101, Autumn 2006.
3. "Conflict in E-Government Systems: Analysis and Policy Implications for Developing Countries" in R. Traunmuller (ed.) Knowledge Transfer for eGovernment: Seeking Better eGovernment Solutions, Trauner Verlag, Linz, Austria, pp. 159-167, 2006.
4. "Implementation of e-Government Systems in Developing Countries" in Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko and M. Malkia (eds.) Encyclopedia of Digital Government, Idea Group Reference, London, ISBN:1-59140-789-3, pp:995-999, 2007.
5. "Antecedents of Corruption and the Role of E-Government Systems in Developing Countries," in the Electronic Government 6th International Conference, EGOV 2007, Proceedings of Ongoing Research, Trauner Verlag Schriftenreihe Informatik 24, pp 167-174, Regensburg, Germany, September 3-7, 2007.
6. "Evaluation of E-Government Systems: Project Assessment vs Development Assessment," in the Proceedings of the Electronic Government 5th International Conference, EGOV 2006, Springer-Verlag (Berlin): Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4084, pp 317-328, Krakow, Poland, September 4-8, 2006.