Krannert School of Management
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Academic Degrees Received
1989 Ph.D., MIS/Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
1985 M.S., MIS/Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
1980 B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi,
Academic Appointments at Purdue
2006 - Professor, Krannert School Management
2003 - 07 Director, Purdue Homeland Security Insitute
2001 - Director, Purdue e-Business Research Center
2001 - Director, Indiana Consortium for e-Business Research
1994 - 06 Associate Professor, Krannert School Management.
1988 - 93 Assistant Professor, Krannert School Management.
Academic Appointments Elsewhere
1984 - 88 Research/Teaching Assistant, School of Business Administration,
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Industrial, Business, and Government Positions Held
1999 - present, Simulex Inc., Founder and Chief Technology Officer.
1995 - present, Adjunct Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses,
Alexandria, Virginia. IDA is a federally funded research and development center
(FFRDC), whose purpose is to promote national security and the public interest.
Its primary role is to assist the Department of Defense in addressing important
national security issues, particularly those requiring scientific and technical
1982 - 83, Purchase Officer, Tata Iron and Steel Company, Jamshepur, India.
1981 - 82, Engineer, Mechanical Maintenance, Tata Iron and Steel Company,
Citations in Magazines
Cited in CIO Magazine, 1995 and 1997 (a publication for Chief Information
Officers of Corporations).
Cited in Business Week, 1995.
Associated Press story on Synthetic Environments for Analysis and Simulation
Citations in Biographical Works
Listed in the Directory of Distinguished Computer Professionals of India, 1990.
Awards and Honors
Dr. Chaturvedi was awarded Sagamore of the Wabash by the Governor of Indiana for
his services in the homeland security. Sagamore of the Wabash is the highest
civilian award in the state of Indiana
Invited to brief the Council of Economic Advisors of the White House.
Invited to brief the Director of Science and Technology Policy Office of the
White House, May 2002.
Invited to brief the Strategic Studies Group of the Secretary of the Navy,
Pentagon, September 2002.
Invited to brief the Science and Technology Advisor to Joint Forces Command,
Suffolk, September 2002.
Invited to brief the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Science and Technology),
Pentagon, February 2002.
Graduate School Dissertation Fellow, 1986
Phi Kappa Phi, 1986
Beta Gamma Sigma, 1985
Membership in Academic, Professional Scholarly Societies
The Institute of Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
Association of Information Systems (AIS)