Dr. Giri Kumar Tayi currently serves as Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Management, Bengaluru Campus. He is a Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at the State University of New York at Albany. He obtained his Ph. D. from Carnegie Mellon University and his research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary and span the fields of Information Systems, Operations Management and Operations Research. He has published nearly 60 refereed journal articles, has over 60 conference proceedings/ presentations, has served on about 20 research panels organized by NSF, at academic conferences and several book chapters covering the above three fields. Many of the articles appear in top-tier academic journals. He serves or has served on the Editorial Boards of academic journals such as Information Systems Research (AE and SE), IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Computing Now, Decision Sciences Journal, ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, Information Technology Management, Information Systems Frontiers, Information and Management, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics.
In 2013, he received SUNY-wide Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research. In 2012, he received the University at Albany Excellence in Research award. In 2009, he received the Best Associate Editor Award from INFORMS for serving on the Editorial Board of ISR and in 2010 and 2015 he received the Outstanding Service Award from INFORMS for being the longest serving Associate Editor of ISR.
He serves or has served as a Visiting Research Professor/ Scholar at Singapore Management University (SMU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Polytechnic University of Hong Kong (PolyU), City University of Hong Kong (CityU), South China University of Technology (SCUT), Monash University (MU), Malaysia, IIM Bangalore, Xian Jiaotong University (XJTU) and Indian School of Business (ISB). He has taught and conducted Executive Education Programs on a variety of topics for middle and upper-level executives from private and public sector organizations in the United States, Switzerland, Vienna, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Turkey, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Malaysia, Somalia, Argentina and India. He has also held several administrative positions in the School of Business including Faculty Director of Full-time MBA program, Faculty Director of Weekend MBA program, Department Chair and Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development.
Areas of Expertise: E-Commerce and Omni-Channel Retailing, Information Sharing in Supply Chains, Economics of Information Systems, Modelling of Online Communities, Geographically Distributed Software Development, Risk Management, Engagement Models, Data Quality and Data Mining, Models and Algorithms for Mobile Computing Environments, Digital Government, Open Data Initiatives, and Grid Computing. Operations Management and Digital Processes, Modelling of Supply Chains