Murali Venkatesh

Murali Venkatesh

Associate Professor | Director, Community and Information Technology Institute

210 Hinds Hall | Phone: (315) 443-4477

mvenkate@syr.edu

Overview

<div><center><a href="http://ischool.syr.edu/facstaff/pdfs/Vita%20-%20PDF%20-%20Venkatesh.pdf">Murali Venkatesh - Curriculum Vitae</a></center></div><br /><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">Ph.D., Management Information Systems (MIS)/Telecommunications (Dual Major), Graduate School of Business Administration (now the Kelley School of<span>  </span>Business) & Graduate School, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, 1991.</span>

Research

<p><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;text-decoration:underline;">Current Research Interests:</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;"> Broadband telecommunications system planning and design (technical and management aspects); Civic networking; ICTs and socio-economic development; Power utility Smart Grids diffusion; Emerging wireless technologies for emergency response; Information technology in administrative healthcare. <span> </span></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 1.5in;text-indent:-1.5in;"><strong><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">Current Grants<span>            </span></span></strong><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;text-decoration:underline;">Co-Principal Investigator</span><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">: “</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">Adoption of Smart Grid Technologies by Electrical Utilities: Factors Influencing Organizational Innovation in a Regulated Environment” (National Science Foundation NSF SES-1231192; Jason Dedrick, PI; $333,190; 9/15/12 – 8/31/15). <span> </span></span><strong><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;"><span> </span><span>         </span></span></strong></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 1.5in;"><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;text-decoration:underline;">Co-Principal Investigator</span><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">: “Wireless Grids Innovation Testbed (WiGIT)” funded by the National Science Foundation Partners for Innovation program (National Science Foundation NSF PFI -917973, Lee McKnight, PI; </span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">$791,006, 8/1/2009 – 7/31/2013<span style="color:#1f497d;">.</span></span></p><p style="margin:0in -0.7pt 10pt 1.5in;"><span style="color:#1f497d;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;text-decoration:underline;">Project team member: </span><span style="color:#1f497d;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">“</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">Civic Professionalism: A New Paradigm for Under- graduate Liberal Arts Education” funded by the Teagle Foundation and Imagining America ( $150,000, 7/1/</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">2012 – 6/30/2014). </span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 1.5in;text-indent:-1.5in;"><strong><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;">Past Grants</span></strong><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;"><span>                    </span>Xerox, Cigna, and Verizon Corps., Alcatel (now Alcatel-Lucent); Eniative /Kauffman Foundation and Imagining America (at Syracuse University), NY State Technology Enterprise Corp. (NYSTEC), Syracuse Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO). <span> </span></span></p><p style="text-indent:-1.5in;margin-left:1.5in;"><span style="color:black;line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;"></span></p>

Teaching

<p><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;text-decoration:underline;">Teaching (undergraduate level):</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;"> Data networks and telecommunications; Field-based projects in MIS and telecommunications/network planning and design; Topics in MIS; Ethics and governance of technical systems.<span>  </span></span></p><p><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;text-decoration:underline;">Teaching (graduate level):</span><span style="line-height:115%;font-family:'Georgia','serif';font-size:10pt;"> Socio-technical systems planning and design (in particular data networks and telecommunications); Field-based projects in MIS and telecommunications/network planning and design; Ethics and governance of technical systems; Social implications of technology. <span> </span></span></p>

Personal

Reading South Asian fiction and non-fiction on technology in society, watching European and Japanese cinema, and travel

Teaching


Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2016 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2016 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2015 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2015 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2016 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2016 IST443 M002 Critique of the Info Age
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2014 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2014 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2014 IST101 M006 Freshman Forum
Spring 2015 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2015 IST443 M002 Critique of the Info Age
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Fall 2013 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2013 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2013 IST101 M006 Freshman Forum
Spring 2014 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2014 IST400 M002 Technology as a Public Good
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2012 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2012 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2013 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2013 IST400 M002 Technology as a Public Good
Spring 2013 IST600 M005 Technology as a Public Good
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2011 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2011 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2012 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2012 IST400 M002 Technology as a Public Good
Spring 2012 IST600 M005 Technology as a Public Good
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2010 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2010 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2011 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2011 IST400 M002 Technology as a Public Good
Spring 2011 IST600 M005 Technology as a Public Good
Semester Course Section Title
Spring 2010 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2010 IST400 M002 Technology as a Public Good
Spring 2010 IST600 M005 Technology as a Public Good
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2008 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2008 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2009 IST335 M002 Intro/Info Based Organizations
Spring 2009 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2009 IST500 M006 Technology as Public Good
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2007 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2007 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2008 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2008 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2006 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2006 IST475 M001 Telecommunications Project
Fall 2006 IST675 M001 Telecommunications Project
Spring 2007 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2007 IST840 M028 Practicum in Teaching
Spring 2007 IST810 M029 Practicum in Research
Spring 2007 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2007 IST996 M012 Readings & Research
Semester Course Section Title
Fall 2005 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Fall 2005 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2006 IST466 M002 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2006 IST466 M001 Prof Issues/Info Mgmt & Tech
Spring 2006 IST810 M030 Practicum in Research
Spring 2006 IST840 M031 Practicum in Teaching
Semester Course Section Title
Summer 2005 IST600 M016 Broadband Civic Networks