Ramesh Venkataraman

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Contact Information

(812) 856-7852

1309 E. 10th Street
Room HH 2030

  • Chair of the Undergraduate Program
  • Professor of Information Systems
  • Lawrence D. Glaubinger Professor of Business Administration


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, Business Administration, University of Arizona, 1995
  • MS, Computer Science, University of Iowa, 1993
  • BE, Computer Science, Birla Institute of Technology, 1987

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2014 - present
  • Associate Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2003–2014
  • Assistant Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1997–2003
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland (UMBC), 1995–1997
  • Instructor, Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland (UMBC), 1994–1995
  • Software Engineer, Brilliant Tutorials, Bangalore, India, 1987–1988

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • ITIL v2 Manager's Certificate, 2010
  • IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) USA, Industry Knowledge Contribution Award, 2007
  • SBC Fellowship 2004
  • Innovative Teaching Award 2003–2004
  • MSIS Teaching Excellence Award 2003
  • MSIS Teaching Excellence Award 2002
  • Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award (TERA) 2000
  • CIS Club President’s Pick Award, 2000
  • 1997 to 2003 Dean’s Teaching Citations (7)
  • Best Paper Nomination. 1995 Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS-28)
  • Selected for the 1993 Doctoral Student Consortium of the Decision Sciences Institute
  • Summer Research (Dissertation) Support Fund, University of Arizona, 1992

Professional Interests

Data Modeling, Heterogeneous Databases, Virtual Teams and Groupware, Usability in Mobile Systems, Software Engineering, Database Design

Selected Publications

  • Sengupta, A. and V. Ramesh (2011), “DocBase-Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Document Database for XML,” Journal of Database Management, Vol. 22, No. 4, December, pp. 30-56.
  • Hoffer, J., V. Ramesh, and H. Topi (2010), Modern Database Management (10th Edition), Pearson-Prentice Hall. 
  • Conger, S., Ramesh Venkataraman, Alex Hernandez, and Jack Probst (2009), "Market Potential for ITSM Graduates: A Survey", Informations Systems Management, Vol. 26, No. 2, March, pp. 176-181. Read Abstract
  • Sengupta, A and V. Ramesh (2009), "Designing Document SQL (DSQL)- an Accessible Yet Comprehensive Ad-hoc Querying Frontend for XQuery," Journal of Database Management, Vol. 20, No. 4, October, pp. 26-53.  Read Abstract
  • Glass, R. L., I. Vessey, and V. Ramesh (2009), "RESRES: The story behind the paper ‘Research in software engineering: An analysis of the literature,” Information & Software Technology, Vol. 51, pp. 68-70. Read Abstract
  • Khatri, Vijay, Iris Vessey, Sudha Ram, and V. Ramesh (2006), “Cognitive Fit between Conceptual Models and Internal Problem Representations: The Case of Geospatio-Temporal Conceptual Schema Comprehension,” IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, June, pp. 109-127. Read Abstract
  • Massey, Anne, V. Ramesh, and Vijay Khatri (2006), “Design, Development and Assessment of Mobile Applications: The Case for Problem-Based Learning,” IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. 49, No. 2, May, pp. 183-192. Read Abstract
  • Khatri, V., V. Ramesh, I. Vessey, P. Clay and S. J. Park (2006), “Understanding Conceptual Schemas: Exploring the Role of Application and IS Domain Knowledge,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 81-99. Read Abstract
  • Venkatesh, V. and R. Venkataraman (2006), “Web and Wireless Site Usability: Understanding Differences and
    Modeling Use,” MIS Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 181-206. Read Abstract

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