Name: H. R. Rao
Office: 325G, Jacobs Center, University at Buffalo
Phone: (716) 645-3425
Email: mgmtrao@acsu.buffalo.edu

Research Interests

Vita and Publications

  • Ph.D. Krannert Graduate School, Purdue University, December 1987 (Management Information Systems)
  • M.B.A. Faculty of Management Studies , University of Delhi, Delhi, India, 1981
  • B. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India 1979

    Professor (February 2000 - Present); Adjunct Professor in Computer Science and Engineering (courtesy appointment)  (2002- present)
    Associate Professor (September 1993-January 2000)
    Assistant Professor Department of Management Science and Systems School of Management, SUNY at Buffalo (September 1987 - September 1993).
    Visiting Lecturer, School of Business, Indiana University - Purdue University (September 1986 - May 1987).
    Systems Analyst, Associated Cement Company, Bombay, India (1981-1982).


  • Co-Editor-in-Chief of a new journal by Kluwer, Information Systems Frontiers: A Journal of Research and Innovation
  • Associate Editor, Decision Support Systems
  •  Associate Editor Information Systems Research
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A
  • Co-Guest Editor of a special section of Decision Support Systems on Decision support for Customer Relationship Management and Internet Marketing, 2001
  • Co-guest Editor of a special section of the Communications of the ACM on Marketing on the Internet, March 1998.
  • Co-guest Editor of two special issues of the Annals of Operations Research, "The IS/OR Interface", October 1997.
  • Co-guest Editor of a special section of the Communications of the ACM on IS Outsourcing, July 1996.

    List of Grants, Fellowships and Awards

    Complete List of Refereed Journal Articles

    Some important Web Sites: Simha's Teaching Home Page

    MGS 607: Information Technology Management

    Some important web sites:
    Electronic Commerce

    MGQ 603: Computers and Mathematical Models

    MGS 616: Decision Support Systems
    Some Important Web Sites:
    Decision Analysis

    MGS 630: Managerial Planning and Control

    MGS 602: Data Communications for Management
    I am also a Certified Netware Administrator

    Some important web sites:
    Networks and Data Communication
    World Wide Web
    Computer Magazines
    A class project by students of Baruch