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Ajay Vinze

Ajay Vinze

Earl and Gladys Davis Distinguished Professor
Information Systems

Associate Dean
Dean's Office

Associate Vice Provost - Graduate Education
Graduate Programs

Office:BA 301C
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874606
Tempe, AZ 85287-4606

Phone: 480-965-6685
Fax: 480-727-0881
Email: Ajay.Vinze@asu.edu

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Job Title
Earl and Gladys Davis Distinguished Professor of Business 
Associate Dean International Programs (WPC) & Associate Vice Provost (Graduate Education, ASU)

Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, 1988; MBA, University of Connecticut, Storrs,1984; B.Comm (Honors), University of Delhi,1980

Research Areas
Strategic Applications and Implications of Information and Communication Technology - Latin American, East European/Balkan and a South/Southeast Asian Focus; Sustainability and Water Policy; Collaborative Decision Making; IT and Public Health - Disaster Preparedness and Response

Recent Consulting
Economic Impact of Infectious Diseases (2010 to 2013), H1N1 Vaccine Distribution Project (2009 to 2010) - the Maricopa County Department of Public Health; Managing demand surges in information supply chains (2005-08) IBM Corporation; Super bowl Public Health and Healthcare Workgroup for Superbowl XLII in Glendale (2007-08)

Current Projects
Irfan E. Kanat, Paul Steinbart and Ajay Vinze “BitCoin: Fad or Disruptive Innovation”; Gunwoon Lee, Benjamin Shao and Ajay Vinze “The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Transition Economies”; Erik Johnston, Rashmi Krishnamurthy and Ajay Vinze “Collaborative Decision Making for Sustainable Outcomes: A focus on Water Issues”

Academic Positions Held
W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. Previous Appointment: Lowry Mays School of Business, Texas A&M University 1988-98

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Faculty Excellence Award - Defining Edge Research and Creative Work - Professional Application, Arizona State University, 2012; Fulbright Senior Specialist (2008-2013); Faculty Research Award (joint with Raghu Santanam), IBM Research, 2005, 2006 and 2007; SAS Institute's Enterprise Computing Award (1999)

Professional Leadership
Board of directors - ISSC-Microchip (2014) - independent board member; Keynote speaker - Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, Riga, Latvia (2011); Keynote speaker - International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces (ITI), Cavtat/Dubrovnik, Croatia (2011); Keynote speaker– Doctoral Consortium, Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administración(2010); Co-Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (2010); Guest editor (with Raghu Santanam) The International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (2007); Guest editor (with Sal March and Raghu Santanam) JAIS (2007); Member Executive Leadership Team to define the Roadmap for Health-e connection per the Governor’s Executive Order (2005-25) - State of Arizona (2005-06)

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Disease Burden of Communicable Diseases – Impact for Maricopa County and Arizona (2011); Arizona Health Information Privacy Project Leader (2007); Autonomic computing – IBM (2005-06); Knowledge Management Guide for US Army – ISEC (2004); FA/FI – Intel (2004)?

Representative Publications
Spaulding, T.J., Furukawa, M.F., Raghu, T.S. and Vinze, A.  “Event sequence modeling of IT adoption in healthcare,” in Decision Support Systems: The International Journal. Vol 55(2), May 2013, pp. 428-437

Arora, H., Raghu, T.S. and Vinze, A. “Decision Support for Containing Pandemic Propagation,” (with Arora, H. and Raghu, T.S.), ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Vol 2(4), December 2011, Article number 23

Arora, H. and Raghu, T.S and Vinze, A. “Resource allocation for demand surge mitigation during disaster response,” Decision Support Systems: The International Journal, Vol 50(1), December 2010, pp. 304-315

Sen, S., Raghu, T. S., and Vinze, A., "Demand Heterogeneity in IT Infrastructure Services: Modeling and Evaluation of a Dynamic Approach to Defining Service Level Agreements," Information Systems Research, Volume 20 (2), June 2009, pp. 258-276.

Furukawa, M., Raghu, T. S., Spaulding, T., Vinze, A., "Adoption of Health Information Technology for Medication Safety in U.S. Hospitals," Health Affairs, May/June 2008; 27(3): 865-875.

Lynda M. Applegate, Ajay Vinze, T. S. Raghu and Minu Ipe “Transforming Arizona’s Healthcare System: Developing and Implementing the Health-e Connection Roadmap” (with) Harvard Business School Publishing Case Study #N9808-072. December 2007