Faculty note: Professor Bansal invited to present his research

Professor Gaurav Bansal (Business and MIS/Statistics) is invited by the Kansas University Center for Business Analytics Research to present his current research on Privacy Concerns Revisited: Surveillance and Right-to-Be-Forgotten as New Dimensions. He will be delivering his presentation virtually via zoom on April 30, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. Prof. Bansal considers this as his teaching dividend, as the invitation has been extended to him by his past undergraduate UW-Green Bay student, Lijun Chen. Chen is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in analytics, information, and operations management at the Kansas University. Lijun, while at UW-Green Bay, worked with him on two different research projects and presented them at Midwest Association for Information Systems conferences in the years 2011 and 2012. Her research with Prof. Bansal won the best paper award at Midwest AIS Conference, hosted by the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2011. She was also invited to present her research at the Posters in the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda event the same year.

See more information at this presentation schedule.

Faculty note: Prof. Bansal was lead external auditor for University of Missouri St. Louis, Information Systems Department

Prof. Gaurav Bansal (MIS/Statistics) was recently invited to be the external reviewer for the five-year review of the curriculum and department practices at the University of Missouri St Louis, Information Systems Department. He headed the review team, which comprised of three internal reviewers from different departments besides him.

His other recent achievement was to speak to the doctoral students in the Information Systems department at the University at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo).

Bansal is the Frederick E. Baer Professor in Business in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.

Faculty note: Prof. Bansal takes over as IT journal editor

Professor Gaurav Bansal (Cofrin School of Business) is taking over as editor-in-chief of the Journal of IT Case and Application Research (JITCAR) effective July 1, 2020. The journal is published by Taylor & Francis and is well recognized globally especially in the Management information Systems / IT discipline. Dr. Bansal is currently a Senior Associate editor for the Journal. JITCAR is indexed in Scopus and Cabell’s and is recognized by Australian Business Deans Council. The Journal has been served by Dr. Shailendra Palvia, Long Island University; Dr. Suprateek Sarkar, University of Virginia; and Dr. Steven Gordon, Babson College as chief-editors in the past. The journal publishes four issues every year, and includes organization focused case studies, teaching cases, industry leader interviews and reports, and also book reviews.

 

Prof. Gaurav leads CIO Panel on Ethical Framework for AI & Big Data

The CIO panel on Ethical Framework for Big Data was organized as part of the 14th Annual Midwest Association for Information Systems 2019 Conference (MWAIS) chaired by Professor Donald Heath and hosted by the College of Business, UW-Oshkosh. The CIO panel was organized and moderated by Professor Gaurav Bansal of Cofrin School of Business, UW-Green Bay.

The panel offered a forum for discussion of the issues on the development and adoption of an ethical framework for AI. The panel included the following four CIOs – Mr. Murali Balakrishnan, CIO at TIDI Products; Mr. David Cagigal, CIO for the State of Wisconsin; Mr. Raman Mehta, CIO for Visteon Corporation; and Mr. Todd Thiel, VP-IT at SECURA Insurance Companies.

via CIO Panel on Ethical Framework for AI & Big Data.

Faculty note: Prof. Bansal moderates CIO panel

UW-Green Bay Prof. Gaurav Bansal (MIS, Statistics) organized and moderated a CIO panel on Ethical Framework for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big data that included several industry and government IT leaders—David Cagigal State of WIsconsin CIO, Todd Thiel Executive VP IT SECURA Insurance, Murali Balakrishnan CIO TIDI Products Neenah, and Raman Mehta CIO Visteon Corporation Michigan. The CIO panel on Ethical Framework for Big Data was organized as part of the 14th Annual Midwest Association for Information Systems 2019 Conference (MWAIS). The panel was reported and covered by NEW IT Alliance in its July Newsletter.

Prof. Bansal shares editorial

The Frederick E. Baer Professor in Business Gaurav Bansal (Management Information Systems, Statistics) shares his editorial, Time to Revisit Sumantra Ghoshal’s Legacy: One AI Algorithm at a Time, recently published in Taylor and Francis’s Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Volume 22 Issue 3. Read it, here.

Faculty note: Prof. Bansal named editor for information systems journal

UW-Green Bay Frederick E. Baer Professor in Business Gaurav Bansal (Business Administration, MIS, Statistics, Cofrin School of Business) has been invited to serve as a special issue (SI) co-editor, along with Prof. Lionel Robert and Nigel Melville both of Univ of Michigan, and Prof. Thomas Stafford of Louisiana Tech University, for AIS Transactions on HCI (THCI) Journal, focusing on AI fairness, Trust and Ethics. THCI is a premier Association for Information Systems (AIS) journal with A* rating from Australian Business Deans’ Council. The SI invites research from different perspectives that offer novel theoretical implications on topics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) fairness, trust and ethics in organizations and our broader society. More here.

Bansal is also invited to be SI editor on Dark Side of Information Technology for Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research (JITCAR).  JITCAR is a Taylor & Francis Publication and is recognized by the Australian Business Dean’s Council. It is beyond doubt that IT has both positive and negative aspects, which impact us in all spheres and disciplines of life. This special issue will provide a forum for researchers worldwide to present for publication a wide range of social and ethical issues related to the dark side of information technology. More here.

Faculty note: Prof. Bansal to speak about engineering ethics

Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Business Administration, Management Information Systems) has been invited to speak at two major events this fall. On Friday, Sept. 21, he will speak about ethics and misrepresentation of data at the 2018 American Society of Civil Engineers Wisconsin Section Annual Meeting in Appleton. On Wednesday, Nov. 7 Bansal will conduct a workshop on engineering ethics in Pewaukee at the Wisconsin Association for Floodplain, Stormweather and Coastal Management (WAFSCM) Conference.

UW-Green Bay Prof. Gaurav Bansal New At-Large Director for Midwest Association for Information Systems

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal has been elected as at-large director for Midwest Association for Information Systems. The election was held at the 13th annual meeting of the association held at the  University of Missouri, St. Louis. Bansal takes over from Joey George, the John D. DeVries Endowed Chair and professor of Information Systems at Iowa State, and served as at-large director for the association from 2016-2018.

UW-Green Bay’s Prof. Gaurav Bansal at APWA

Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal (Management Information Systems, Business Administration) of UW-Green Bay was invited to speak at the American Public Works Association’s Spring Conference at the KI Center on May 2 to 4, 2018. Bansal’s discussion topic was “Does Being Ethical Make Good Visual Sense?” Bansal addressed the gathering and talked about how accurate and true representation of data makes both teleological and deontological sense. He also discussed visualization theories from different disciplines and shared design principles for creating effective visualizations.