Nanda Kumar is Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems at the Zicklin School of Business. He is available to comment on the following topics:
—Technology policy, including net neutrality, digital divide and
off shore outsourcing
— New media technologies
— Social networks
— Information privacy and security issues
— Health information systems/electronic medical records
Professor Kumar has published articles in a variety of publications and journals. His research in “A Theory-Driven Design Framework for Social Recommender Systems,” was awarded Paper of the Year in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems as well as top IS publication of the year. His other published research includes “Improving Social Recommender Systems” in IEEE IT Professional; “Net Neutrality: Private vs. Public Interest on the Internet,” published in Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery; “The Influence of Recommendations and Consumer Reviews on Evaluations of Websites,” in Information Systems Research; and “The Effect of Relationship Encoding, Task Type and Complexity on Information Representation” in MIS Quarterly.
Professor Kumar received a BE in Electronics & Communication Engineering from the College of Engineering, Guindy, (CEG), Anna University in Madras, India; an MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies in Bombay, India and a PhD in Management Information Systems from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
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