Symposium in Honor of Dr. Jatinder (Jeet) N. D. Gupta

Friday, November 4, 2022 The event started -32 days ago

8:00 AM 8:00 PM

Student Services Building

Room 112

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The College of Business at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is honoring Dr. Jeet Gupta for his academic contributions and his professional career spanning over half a century. We are organizing a symposium to celebrate his accomplishments, and we invite submission of papers and proposals for presentations and panels. The symposium will be held on Friday, November 4, 2022 on the UAH campus. The symposium coincides with Dr. Gupta’s retirement at the end of Fall 2022, and his 80th birthday this year.

Dr. Jeet Gupta holds the position of Eminent Scholar, Professor and Director of Integrated Enterprise Lab at the College. He is an international authority in research and teaching in the field of production scheduling and in addition to being a prominent scholar in a diverse set of disciplines that include Supply Chain Management and Information Technology.  He has over 300 publications, many in collaboration with scholars from across the globe.  Renowned for his work on Scheduling, Dr. Gupta has published in the Operations, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Information Systems and Strategy, Enterprise Systems and Cybersecurity disciplines among others. He has served as the president of the Decision Sciences Institute and the Production and Operation Management Society, been recognized as a Fellow in both societies, and recently received the Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award from the Decision Sciences Institute. He continues to be highly productive with dedication, energy, and enthusiasm for making a contribution with his research.


7: 45 a.m. & 8:15 a.m. - Morning bus to take guests from the AC Hotel to the symposium

8:00 a.m. - Registration and breakfast

8:45 a.m. - Welcome from Dr. Jason Greene and Dr. David Puleo, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

9:00 a.m. - Keynote by Dr. Barb Flynn, Indiana University

9:30 a.m. - Coffee Break

9:45 a.m. Session 1 (see below for details)

11:15 a.m. - Keynote by Dr. Sushil Gupta, Florida International University

11:45 a.m. - Lunch and Keynote by Dr. Tommy Morris, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

1:00 p.m. - Session 2 (see below for details)

2:15 p.m. - Coffee Break

2:30 p.m. - Session 3 (see below for details)

3:15 p.m. - Special Session: Dr. Tobias Mendelson, The University of Alabama in Huntsville

3:45 p.m. - Keynote by Dr. Rajiv Kohli, The College of William and Mary

4:30 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - Bus pick up outside of SSB to take guests back to AC Hotel before dinner

5:45 p.m. & 6:45 p.m. Evening bus to take guests from the AC Hotel to dinner

6:00 p.m. Reception and Dinner


Session 1

SSB 112

  • Chieh Lee, National Sun Yat-sen University, The dynamic onsite scheduling problem of an outpatient unit in the ophthalmology department
  • Prem Vrat, The NorthCap University, Behavioral Inventory Management: A Plea for Incorporating Behavior Induced Costs in Modeling Operations
  • Jannes Slomp, HAN University of Applied Sciences, Lean Digital Twin Control of a Manufacturing Department Involving a Flexible Manufacturing Cell

SSB 114

  • Benjamin Jones, SAIC, Entrepreneurial Perceptions Of Open Platform Ecosystem Evaluation Criteria For Value Creation
  • Brian Bovee, California Baptist University, Gamification In Knowledge Management Systems: A Systematic Review
  • Pratyush Sharma, The University of Alabama, Predictive Assessments of Behavioral IS Models


Session 2

SSB 112

  • Weijie Zhao, University of Alabama, Multidimensional Employee Compliance with Security Policies: A Dynamic Conceptual Framework
  • Anna Devlin, Drexel University, Landlord contracts to incentivize property manager effort finding high quality renters
  • Jens Kaiser, University of St Gallen, Company-Specific Plant Role Models in International Manufacturing Networks


Session 3

SSB 112

  • Ajay Gupta, HSR Health, A GeoAI Approach to Predict Zoonotic Spillover Risk
  • Santanu Borah, University of North Alabama, Innovation in India: A Critical Perspective



AC Hotel by Marriott Huntsville Downtown - 435 Williams Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

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The UAH College of Business Room Block rate, after taxes, is $207.85 (15% state and city tax plus $2 occupancy fee). The reservation cut off date is October 13th.

A free shuttle bus will be available to take guests from the hotel to the conference at UAH's campus. Stay tuned for shuttle details.



On the day of the conference, a shuttle bus will be running all day from the hotel to the conference on the UAH campus. Please check back in for the shuttle bus schedule. 


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