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Executive Education Programs associated with over the last 3 years

Dr. Chaturvedi has effectively taught in Krannert's Executive Education Program. During the 1996 summer he taught a strategic MIS course in the Lucent/AT&T program.

Dr. Chaturvedi is currently a core faculty in Center for Agri-Business' AED @ Purdue (agri-business executive development) program. This program is designed for executives from Novartis Corporation.

A corporate university company, Protential, has contracted Dr. Chaturvedi to develop and teach courses on "Information Systems Strategy" and "Information Systems Disaster Recovery" for senior executives.

Advising, Counseling, and Recruiting Students

Dr. Chaturvedi is faculty advisor for Hindu Students Council.

Dr. Chaturvedi has served on MSM and Ph.D. (MIS) admissions committees for several years. He has actively worked in attracting bright students to Krannert. He has also worked with undergraduate advising office to attract bright undergraduate students, e.g., he gave a presentation during a Freshman Day on the Campus event.

University, School or Departmental Administrative Service

Committee Member

University's Academic Computing Advisory Committee

University's Multimedia Policy Committee

University's Committee on Computer-related Majors

University's Open Lab Committee

Krannert's Master's Program Review Committee.

Krannert's Master's Admissions Committee.

Krannert's Library Committee.

MIS Search Committees.

Faculty Associate, Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises.

Faculty Associate, Center for International Business Education and Research.

Technology Initiatives

Dr. Chaturvedi has undertaken several technology initiatives at Krannert. Some of his initiatives are discussed below:

Synthetic Environments for Analysis and Simulations. Developed a distributed interactive simulation environment that was used to offer Business courses both in MBA core and electives. Portions of the project now funded by Ameritech, Intel, SAP, IDA, and Microsoft.

Business Visualization Lab. Developed business visualization lab—bringing virtual reality technology to Krannert. Krannert is the only business school that has a virtual reality lab and that offers a course on three-dimensional data visualization.

Videoconferencing. Brought videoconferencing technology to Krannert in 1993. Krannert was one of the first business schools to use 2-way video for distance learning, job interviews, and guest lectures.

Krannert’s World Wide Web Project. Initiated Krannert’s WWW project in 1993, making Krannert one of the first business schools with a significant content on the Web. It was first to be rated the best Business School Web site by Marr.

Krannert’s Enterprise Integration and SAP R/3 Initiative. Initiated Krannert’s Enterprise Integration efforts in 1993. Hewlett Packard and SAP America now fund the project.

Public and/or Government Service Activities

Dr. Chaturvedi has been involved with several Department of Defense projects. Some of the projects are discussed below:

Did a study to assess of the Economic Feasibility of DoD's High Level Architecture for Modeling and Simulation.

Designed the database and the user interface for DoD's Synthetic Environments for National Security Estimates (SENSE) project. This new war game environment is designed to help several East European countries in their nation building process to meet NATO's economic and defense requirements.

Writing a white paper, "Acquisition of Software Intensive Systems in the Age of Electronic Commerce, " to formulate an electronic commerce based software acquisition policy for the Office of the Secretary of Defense

Community Services Activities

Dr. Chaturvedi served on West Lafayette School Corporation's information technology committee. He helped the corporation develop its Internet access policy for middle and high school students.

Dr. Chaturvedi is currently developing a version of SEAS that can be used for teaching business and economics to high school students.

Other Professional Activities

Conceived and directed Measured Response - Homeland Security Simulation at Purdue University. Organized MR 02, MR 03, and MR 04.

Member of a Virtual Institute for Advanced Modeling, involving eight research institutes world wide.

Organized the Workshop on Simulation Based Acquisition at the Institute for Defense Analyses, November 19, 1998, Washington D.C.

Co-chair for the Workshop on Synthetic Economies at the Institute for Defense Analyses, July 23-24 1997, Washington D.C.

Member of Program Committees of several IS conferences.

Offered a number of courses on Client/Server Computing and Object-Oriented Analysis and Design in Chicago, Milwaukee, and Washington D.C.

"Client/Server Computing: Using Information Technology Productively," a series of two-day workshops at Siemen’s, Erlangan, Germany and at Bangalore, Bombay, and New Delhi, India, July-August 1992.

Cluster Chair for Enterprise Integration Track for the INFORMS National Meeting, New Orleans, November 1995.

Organized the "Enterprise Integration: New Competitive and Organizational Landscapes," conference at Purdue University, September 20-21, 1993.

Cluster Chair for Artificial Intelligence Track for the TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, November 1-3, 1993.

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