Lakshmi S. Iyer, Ph.D.

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University, Professional, and Community Service Activities




  • ISSCM Graduate Program Director, Fall 2009-Current.
    • Led the effort to add a Business Analtyics concentration for MSITM and a Post Bac. Certificate to start in Fall 2014.
    • Led the effort to move Master’s in Information Technology and Management (MSITM Program online in 2010.
  • ISSCM Faculty Search Committee Member, for IS position. 2012-13
  • ISSCM Faculty Search Committee Member, for SCM position. 2012-13.
  • Upsilon, Pi, Epsilon Faculty Advisor, 2011- Current.
  • Chair, Intellectual Contributions Committee, ISOM Dept. 2004-2009, Member 1999-2002.
  • Ph.D. Program Committee, ISOM Dept., UNCG. 2003-2009.
  • Faculty Search Committee, ISOM Dept., UNCG. 2003, 2007, 2009.
  • Undergraduate Program Committee. 2005-2009.
  • Ph.D. Program Task Force, ISOM Dept., UNCG. 2000 - 2002.
  • MSITM Committee, ISOM Dept., UNCG. 2001-2004.

Bryan School

  • MBA Redesign Task Force, 2012
    • Leading development of new MBA course in Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship to be taught Fall 2013.
  • Graduate Programs Committee: Fall 2008-current.
  • Academic Program Review committee: 2011-12.
  • Governance Task Force, 2010.
  • Undergraduate Program Committee. 2005-2009.
  • Business Administration Search Committee. 2006-07.
  • Diversity Committee (DC), Bryan School of Business and Economics (BSBE), UNCG. 2000-2003.
  • Chair, DC Training Subcommittee, BSBE, UNCG. 2001-2002.
  • Bryan School Information Technology Advisory Committee, UNCG. Fall 2000-2002.


  • Merit Awards Review: Session Leader 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, Panelist: 2008 and 2009.
  • Assistant Provost for Research Search Committee, Summer/Fall 2007.
  • School of Music Search Committee, UNCG. Spring 2007.
  • Library Committee. 2006-2008.
  • Academic Policy and Regulations Committee, UNCG. 2003-2005.
  • 2003-2004:¬†Interdisciplinary Center for eLearning (ICE), UNCG (Local).
  • Participant in the BSBE ERP Advisory Council meetings. UNCG. Spring 2001-2002.

Professional Service


Professional Membership:

  • Chair: Special Interest Group in Decision Support Systems (SIG DSS). 2012-13.
  • Vice- Chair: Special Interest Group in Decision Support Systems (SIG DSS). 2012-13.
  • Program Chair: Special Interest Group in Decision Support Systems (SIG DSS). 2011-12.
    Program Chair-elect: SIG DSS, 2010-2011.
  • Program Committee: Design Science Research on Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) 2009, 2010, and 2011.
  • Program Committee: DIGIT Pre-ICIS Workshop, 2009.
  • Executive Editor. International Journal of Dependable and Trustworthy Computing Systems (IJDTCS).
  • Feb 2009-present. American Association for University Women (AAUW). Member
  • Teradata University Network, Board Member, 2005-current.
  • The North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA), Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE) Policy Committee Member
  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)
    • AIS SIG Health - Special Interest Group of the Association for Information Systems on Healthcare related research.
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon. Inducted Fall 2002.
  • Member of the Triad Entrepreneurial Initiative (TEI) Portal Action Team. Fall 2002.


  • AMCIS 2014: Workshop and Tutorials Co-Chair; MIS Camp Counselor
  • Pre-ICIS Workshop Co-Chair, "Reshaping Society through Analytics, Collaboration, and Decision Support: Role of BI and Social Media" - A Special Interest Group on Decision Support, Knowledge, and Data Management Systems (SIGDSS) Workshop on Sunday, December 15, 2013 in Milan, Italy
  • GITMA Conference, 2013, Program Co-Chair, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Track Chair:
    • AMCIS Conference, Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management, 2012, 2013.
    • AMCIS Conference, Semantic e-Business Mini-track Co-Chair, 2003-2007
    • GITMA Conference, Global Electronic Commerce Track, 2001 to 2004; IT in Health track 2009.
  • Iyer, L.S., "Selecting MIS Integration Strategies for Business Acquisitions: A Case of Horizontal Type," in session entitled IS Strategy at the Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, Las Vegas, November 1998.
  • Co-chair for the Session entitled "Mathematical Programming and Software". Decision Sciences Institute 24th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 21-23, 1993.
  • Sundaram (Iyer), L., "Applications of Mathematical Programming," Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, Washington DC. November 1993.
  • Sundaram, L., "Integer and Linear Programming," Decision Sciences Institute National Meeting, Washington DC, November 1993.


  • European Journal of Information System (EJIS)
  • Journal of Association for Information Systems (JAIS)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Journal of Electronic Commerce Research (JECR)
  • Journal of Global Information Technology Management (JGITM).
  • Naval Research Logistics
  • Small Group Research, Decision Support Systems
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Prentice Hall
  • Addison Wesley
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Media Technology (for Palo Alto Software)
  • Decision Sciences Institute National Meetings .
  • Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).
  • Global Information Technology Management Association (GITMA) Conference.
  • Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) Conference.
  • Papers Presented in "Operations Research: Methods, Models and Applications". A Conference in Honor of Dr. Gerald L. Thompson On the Occasion of His 70th Birthday in Pittsburgh, PA, October 1993.

Community Service

  • Hindu Society of North Carolina (HSNC), Greensboro Chapter.
    • Board of Directors 2007-current, 2001 - 2005, Vice President. 2003 and 2009, Secretary 2002.
    • Children/Youth Program Coordinator. Since Feb. 2003.
  • Greensboro Sypmphony Youth Orchestra, Vice President 2011-12; Volunteer, 2006-2010.
  • Early College at Guilford
    • Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), Membership Committee Chair, 2008-10; 2011-2012.
    • ECG FirstRobotics, Team 1533, Website Mentor. 2008-2012. (
  • The Academy at Lincoln
    • MathClub Coach 2004 - Current.
    • dyssey of the Mind Coach, 2004-2007.
    • School Based Leadership Team - Elected Parent Representative, 2006-current.
    • Cultural Arts Co-ordinator, PTA, 2007-current.
  • Wiley Elementary School. Cultural Arts Coordinator, PTA. Aug. 2003 – 2005.

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