Dr. Ravi Patnayakuni

Associate Professor, College of Business


301 Sparkman Drive
Business Administration Building
Room 360
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • D.B.A., MIS, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1997
  • M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India, 1988
  • B.E., Civil Engineering, BITS, Pilani, India, 1985

Honors & Awards

  • Mark McDaniel, Henri McDaniel and Robert “Bud” Cramer Faculty Award, 2013 -2014.
  • David C. Billings Faculty Fellowship, 2008, College of Business Administration, UAH, Huntsville.
  • Witmondt Faculty Fellowship, 2006-2007, College of Administrative Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Best Paper Research Award 2005, College of Administrative Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville.
  • Executive Directors Award, for Outstanding Commitment to Teaching (MBA/MS) 2002, Temple University.
  • Faculty Leadership Award – MIS Department 2001, Temple University.
  • Inducted as Honorary Faculty Member 2001, Beta chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Temple University.
  • Teaching and Research Fellow 2000, Irwin L. Gross eBusiness Institute, Temple University.
  • Chairman’s Gold Medal 1998, Indian Institute of Management, India.


  • Certified Supply Chain Professional
  • SAP Business Associate
  • Associate Editor, Information Systems Journal, 2008 – present
  • Reviewer for – MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, JMIS and other journals


  • IT in Supply Chain Integration & Supply Chain Management
  • Diffusion & Implementation of IT
  • IT & Business Value
  • Knowledge Management & Systems Development

Recent Publications

  • Patnayakuni, N. and R Patnayakuni, “Does Cybersecurity Education Focus on the Right Things? A Professions Based Approach to Cybersecurity Education and the NICE Framework,” Cybersecurity Skills Journal: Practice and Research, (November 2020), 82 -87.

  • Ravi Patnayakuni, and William MacKenzie, “Human Resources Analytics Adoption: A Motivation, Opportunity and Ability Model.” AMCIS 2019, Cancun, Mexico.

  • Wilhite, A, L Burns, R Patnayakuni, and F Tseng, “Military supply chains and closed-loop systems: resource allocation and incentives in supply sourcing and supply chain design,” International Journal of Production Research, 52(7) (2014) 1926-1939.

  • Patnayakuni, N, R Patnayakuni, and J N D Gupta. "Towards a Model of Social Media Impacts on Cybersecurity Knowledge Transfer: An Exploration." in Harnessing Social Media as a Knowledge Management Tool, edited by R Chugh (2016): p.249.

  • Xu, Y, R Patnayakuni, and H Wang. "The ordinal consistency of a fuzzy preference relation." Information Sciences, 224(1) (2013) 152-164.

  • Xu, Y, R Patnayakuni, and H Wang. "Logarithmic least squares method to priority for group decision making with incomplete fuzzy preference relations." Applied Mathematical Modelling, 37(4) (2013) 2139-2152.

  • Xu, Y, R Patnayakuni, and H Wang. “A method based on mean deviation for weight determination from fuzzy preference relations and multiplicative preference relations.” International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, 11(3) (2012) 627-641.

  • Patnayakuni, R, C Ruppel, “A socio-technical approach to improving the systems development process,” Information Systems Frontiers,12(2), 2010, p 219-234.

  • Mandviwalla, M, R Patnayakuni and D Schuff, "Improving the peer review process with IT," Decision Support Systems, 46(1), 2008, p 29-40.

  • Hornyak, R, M Lewis, R Patnayakuni, and A Rai. “Business network agility for global demand-supply synchronization: A comparative case study in the apparel industry” Journal of Global Information Technology Management 11(2), 2008, p 5-29.