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Anil K. Aggarwal, Ph.D.

Professor of Information Systems

Department of Information Systems and Decision Science
Office: Business Center 459
Phone: 410.837.5275


  • Ph.D., University of Houston
  • M.B.A., Southern Illinois University
  • B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology
  • Bio

    Anil Aggarwal is a Fulbright Scholar and has published in many journals, including Decision Sciences - Journal of Innovative Education, Computers and Operations Research, Decision Sciences, Information and Management, Production and Operation Management, Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, eService, International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, Journal of EUC, Transactions of DSS and many national and international professional proceedings. He has edited two books on web-based education: Web-Based Teaching: Opportunities and Challenges and Web-Based Education: Learning from Experiences and one book on cloud computing. His current research interests include collaborative systems, web-based teaching, model-based organizational systems, web-based systems and educational issues in MIS.

  • Research Interests

    Web Education, Databases, Cloud computing, Decision making among distributed groups

  • Teaching Interests

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions


    Aggarwal, A. K. (2016). Managing Big Data Integration in Public Sector.

    Bento, A. M., & Aggarwal, A. K. (2012). Cloud Computing Service and Deployment Models: Layers and Management. IGI Global Publishing.

    Book Chapters

    Aggarwal, A. K. (2016). Opportunities and Challenges of Big Data in Public sector.

    Aggarwal, A. K. (2015). NetEthics -Stakeholder's perspective.

    Aggarwal, A. K. (2012). A Systems Approach to Cloud Computing Services. IGI Publishig Group.

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Aggarwal, A. K., Adlakha, V. G., Ross, T., & . (2012). A Hybrid Approach for Selecting a Course Management System: A Case Study. Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice. 11. 283-300.

    Aggarwal, A. K., Lynn, S. A., & . (2012). Using Continuous Improvement to Enhance an On-Line Course. Decision Sciences: Journal of Innovative Education. 10(1), 25-48.

    Conference Proceedings

    Stickney, L. T., Bento, R. F., Aggarwal, A. K., & Adlakha, V. G. (2017). Faculty Satisfaction in Online Higher Education.

    Aggarwal, A. K. (2015). Dysfunctional Groups: An Exploratory study. HICSS, 2015. (49),

    Aggarwal, A. K. (2014). Decision Making in Diverse Swift Teams: An exploratory study. HICSS. HICSS, a premier MIS Conference.

    Aggarwal, A. K. (2013). Does e-Readiness affect Students Performance in a BI Course?.

    Aggarwal, A. K. (2012). Functional Diversity and its Impact on Distributed Groups: An Empirical Investigation,. HICSS, a Premier International MIS Conference.


    Aggarwal, A. K. (2016). A hybrid approach to big data systems.


    Stickney, L. T., Bento, R. F., Aggarwal, A. K., & Adlakha, V. G. Annual Meeting of Eastern Academy of Management, "Faculty Satisfaction In Online Higher Education," Eastern Academy of Management, Baltimore. (2017).

    Aggarwal, A. K., & Adlakha, V. G. DSI, "Web-Based Teaching," Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore. (2013).

    Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Aggarwal, Anil K., "SAS Faculty Grant" Sponsored by SAS Group, Private, $1000. (2016).

    Research in Progress

    "Digital Divide and e-Learning: A Case Study"

    "Diversity and It's Impact on Groups: A Case Study"