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Dr. Amar Gupta

Amar Gupta

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Curriculum Vitae

NEXT Initiative Director

Thomas R. Brown Chair in Management and Technology
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Management & Organizations (at Eller College of Management)
Professor of Computer Science in College of Science
Professor of Latin American Studies in College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Professor of Community, Environment and Policy in Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Professor, Rogers College of Law
Member, "HOPE" Center in College of Pharmacy
Director, Nexus of Entrepreneurship and Technology Initiative (NEXT)

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, IIT, Delhi, 1980
  • S.M. in Management, MIT, 1980
  • B. Tech in Electrical Engineering, IIT, Kampur, 1974
Areas of Research/Expertise
  • Outsourcing
  • Information Technology
  • Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
Teaching Interests
  • Outsourcing
  • Information Technology
  • Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
Awards and Publicity
  • IBM Faculty Award, 2007 and 2008
  • Receipient of Thomas R. Brown Foundation Endowment Gift, 2007
  • Prominent Person at Tech Savvy MBA School, Business 2.0 Magazine , 2001
  • "The New Brahmins", Boston Magazine, 1996
  • "System and Method for Character Recognition with Normalization Patent", 1997
  • U.S. Department of Transportation Achievement Award for "Telecommunications Information Management Systems" initiative, 1992
  • Brooks Prize, Honorable Mention, 1980
  • Rotary Award for International Understanding, 1979-1980