Dr. Sandeep Purao
Penn State University



Sandeep Purao is on the faculty at the College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University, University Park, PA. Prior to joining Penn State, he was on the faculty at College of Business, Georgia State University. His research focuses on the design, evolution and management of complex techno-organizational systems with a blend of research methods and approaches from software engineering and the organizational sciences. His research has been funded by National Science Foundation, Foundations as well as Industry Consortia. His work has been published in journals such as Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics-A, ACM Computing Surveys, and Information Systems Research; and conferences such as International Conference on Information Systems, IEEE Service-oriented Computing Conference and International Conference on Conceptual Modeling. He also designs and evaluates software artifacts as a part of the research process. Some of these include APSARA (to build conceptual designs of information with reuse of analysis patterns), ADAM (to automate domain modeling), IDAssist (to build systems integration solutions with enterprise integration patterns), and SASSY (to assess soft skills of IT professionals). He is also actively engaged in understanding, improving and evaluating pedagogical practices for learning about enterprise integration. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly, the flagship MIS Journal, and holds editorial positions in Journal of the AIS and Journal of Database Management. He holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of AIS, ACM and IEEE.





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