R. Bardhan is
an Associate Professor with tenure in the School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. He
holds a joint appointment with the Management Information Systems (MIS) and Accounting and
Information Management (AIM) programs. He is an Associate Editor at Information Systems Research and
Electronic Commerce Research & Applications, and serves on the editorial board at Decision Sciences.
His research interests lie in the areas of information systems productivity in the context of manufacturing
and new product development, and strategic planning of information technology investments. His
research has been published or forthcoming in prestigious academic journals, including Operations
Research, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations
Management, Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research,
Journal of Management Information Systems, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Annals of
Operations Research, Information Technology and Management, and the Journal of Productivity
Analysis. His research has been motivated by working with real-world problems with leading companies,
and involve application of mathematical models and econometric methods to study the impact of
information systems in manufacturing operations and strategic IT investment planning. He teaches graduatelevel
courses in the MBA and MS programs in the School of Management.
Dr. Bardhan's research with industry partners includes a diverse set of projects, such as estimation of the
business value of collaboration software, application of real options analyses for valuation and
prioritization of IT projects, and development of models to understand and measure the characteristics and
business value of information work. He has several years of management consulting experience, most
recently as a Principal with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. In that role, he advised and consulted with
senior IT and business executives of Fortune 500 companies to provide a wide array of IT-focused
consulting services, including development of strategic IT plans and architecture, valuation of a portfolio
of IT services, and design of education and training seminars for senior IT executives.