Faculty Profile

Ram Pakath PhD


Ram Pakath is Professor at the C. M. Gatton College of Business & Economics, University of Kentucky, USA, with teaching and research interests in Analytics and Adaptive Systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University (India), a master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Madras (India), a master’s degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and a doctorate in Management (MIS) from Purdue University.

Ram's research articles have appeared in the following forums: Behaviour and Information Technology, Computational Economics, Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, European J. of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Information and Management, Information Systems Research, J. of Computer Information Systems, J. of Electronic Commerce Research, and J. of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. Ram has contributed refereed material to the following books: Cases on Information Technology Management in Modern Organizations, Decision Support Systems: A Knowledge-based Approach, Handbook on Decision Support Systems 1 — Basic Themes, Handbook of Industrial Engineering, Management Impacts of Information Technology: Perspectives on Organizational Change and Growth, Multimedia Technology and Applications, Security, Trust, and Regulatory Aspects of Cloud Computing in Business Environments, and Operations Research and Artificial Intelligence. He also has several invited/contributed conference presentations and proceedings to his credit.

Ram is a Senior Editor at Decision Support Systems and an Editorial Board Member at J. of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce.

Ram's research has been funded by IBM, Ashland Oil, the C. M. Gatton College of Business and Economics, the University of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation.

Contact Information

Department: Finance and Quantitative Methods
Phone: (859) 257-4319
Email: Ram.Pakath@uky.edu
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Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1988
Master of Science in Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1984
Master of Business Administration, University of Madras, 1981
Bachelor of Engineering, Bangalore University, 1979

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