Sunil Wattal

Associate Professor

Faculty/Staff

 

Education

• Carnegie Mellon University, Information Systems, PhD

Dissertation Title: Essays on Economics of Internet Personalization and Privacy

• Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta PGDM

• BITS Pilani, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, B.E.

 

Academic Positions

• Assistant Professor, Fox School of Business, Temple University, January 2007 – June 2013.

• Associate Professor (with tenure), Fox School of Business, Temple University, July 2013 – present

 

Academic Awards and Honors

• Program co-chair – International Conference on Information Systems, Munich 2019

• Fox School Deans’ Research Honor Roll, 2017

• Top 10 Most Cited faculty, Fox School of Business 2017

• Associate Editor at Information Systems Research (Jan 2014 – Dec 2017)

• Associate Editor at MIS Quarterly (Jan 2014 – Dec 2017)

• Conference co-chair – Conference for Information Systems and Technology (CIST) 2016, Nashville TN

• Editorial Review Board – IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, August 2012 – July 2015

• Best Runner up paper at Conference for Information Systems and Technology (CIST) 2015

• Best Paper at International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2012 in research in progress category

• MIS Researcher of the Year, Temple University 2010

• Management Science Meritorious Service Award – Fall 2009, for notable service to the journal (Management Science) as a reviewer

• Nominated for Best Paper at Hawaii International Conference for Systems Sciences (HICSS) – Jan 2009

• Fox School Crystal Award for Innovation in Teaching – Fall 2009

• Leader in Teaching Innovation Award at Fox School of Business – Spring 2009

• William Larimer Mellon Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Grants and Fellowships

• Irwin Gross Senior Research Fellow (October 2017 – present)

• Co- PI “BIGDATA: Multi-level predictive analytics & motif discovery across massive dynamic spatio-temporal networks in complex socio-technical systems: An organizational genetics approach” National Science Foundation grant, $ 899,506. Feb 2015 – Jan 2018

• PI : ‘Crowdfunding Dynamics and Its Impact on Entrepreneurial Landscape – Empirical Analysis using Big Data’ Kauffman Foundation, $30,000 March 2014 – Sept 2014

• Co- PI “Privacy in the Big Data era: a technological, social, economic and legal research agenda for privacy protection in the Big Data era” National Science Foundation grant, $ 50,000. July 2014 – June 2015

• Co-PI : ‘The Structure and Dynamics of Generative Innovations: An Organizational Genetics Approach’ National Science Foundation grant, $ 267,000. May 2013 – April 2016

• Co-PI : ‘Designing the 21st century organization for generativity: An organizationa genetics approach’  CIGREF (Club Informatique des Grandes Entreprises Françaises), $93,000. August 1, 2012 – July 31, 2013

• PI – ‘Geography and Social Differences in Online Crowd-Funded Markets’ Wattal S. Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), $5000, April 25, 2012 – August 31, 2013

• PI – ‘Analyzing the drivers of enterprise 2.0 usage.’  Lockheed Martin Corporation and the Institute for Business and Technology. $9,000. July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008.

 

Contact Information

Sunil Wattal
Associate  Professor, MIS
Irwin Gross Senior Research Fellow
Fox School of Business, Temple University
1810 N 13th Street,
Speakman Hall 201d
Philadelphia PA 19122
Ph 215 204 8715

swattal@temple.edu

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