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Narasimhan, Sridhar

Sridhar Narasimhan


Functional Area(s):
Information Systems Design
Distributed Databases
PhD, Ohio State University
M.S., University of Rochester

Sridhar Narasimhan is Co-Director -Business Analytics Center (BAC), and Professor of IT Management, Scheller College of Business.

The BAC sponsored the Business Analytics and Big Data Industry Forum on March 20, 2015 and supports our MBA, BSBA, and MS Analytics programs.

Professor Narasimhan is the founder and first Area Coordinator of the nationally ranked Information Technology Management area. In fall 2010 he was the Acting Dean and led the College in its successful AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation effort. He was Senior Associate Dean from 2007 through 2015. He has chaired College’s Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee from 2003-2007.

Professor Narasimhan was Co-PI (with Sandy Slaughter) on a grant of over $650,000 in funding (2010-14) to study the FACE project (US Navy). Together with Professor Saby Mitra, he developed the IT Management Partnership program. He has led various task forces that have revamped the degree programs in the Scheller College of Business. He has developed and has taught the MBA IT Practicum course since 2003 and worked with executives to offer projects from organizations that include: AT&T, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, InterContinental Hotels, Southern Company, Iron Planet, Microsoft, NCR, HD Supply, and Dell SecureWorks.