Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram is distinguished professor with a long record of academic achievements and honors. He received his B.E. degree in engineering in 1978 from the University of Madras, India, and his M.B.A. in 1983 from the University of Texas. He earned his Ph.D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989 in the field of Management Science, where he won the prestigious Harold Lobdell award.
Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram pursued his academic career at the University of Texas, and was a full tenured professor at the University of Texas School of Management from 1998 to 2000. During his tenure at the University of Texas, he was Chairman of the Department of Marketing, Senior Director of the Master’s Programs, Founding Director of the Cohort MBA Program, Chair of the Master’s Program Committee, and Faculty Liaison for External Affairs.
Dr. Kalyanaram Relator was a Visiting Scholar at The Kennan Institute, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., during 1990 to 1994. He was also a Fellow at the Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh, during 1995 to 1997.
Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram was the Director of MBA Programs in New York, Canada, China and Middle-East. In this capacity, he was responsible for recruitment of students and faculty, curriculum development, accreditation related matters and budgetary management.
During his leadership, major curricular reviews and revisions were undertaken. Additionally, new programs and concentrations were designed and developed. For example, a new program on healthcare management was started in collaboration with the medical school. New MBA concentrations in Ecommerce, Innovation, and Economic and Public Policy were designed.
During his tenure, student enrollment increased but 30 percent and placement of students was at record 80 percent.
Director, NYIT Faculty Research
Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram was the Director of Faculty Research leading the research efforts of the faculty in increasing productivity through working papers, published papers, research conferences and monographs.
NYIT AACSB Accreditation
As Director of the MBA programs and Faculty Research, Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram also led the AACSB accreditation process in identifying and enhancing the academic and professional qualifications of the faculty, assessing and measuring student learning, defining the mission, and preparing self-assessment reports.
Dr. Gurumurthy Kayanaram was an active participant and contributor to University policy via NYIT senate membership.
NYIT School of Management Personnel Committee
Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram served on the Personnel Committee, and was responsible for recruitment, retention, promotion and tenure decisions of faculty.
University Accreditation and Assessment Committee
University Curriculum Committee
University Distance-Learning Committee
University Library Committee
School of Management Dean’s Council
School of Management Personnel Committee
School of Management Curriculum Committee
School of Management Library Committee
School of Management Accreditation and Assessment Committee
School of Management Research Committee
Tenured Professor at NYIT
Dr. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram was a tenured senior professor at NYIT.
Invited Talks During NYIT
City University of New York, May 2010
George Mason University, April 2010
University of North Texas at Dallas, April 2010
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, January 2010
Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur, January 2010
Great Lakes Management School, Chennai, January 2010
S.P. Jain Management Institute, Mumbai, December 2009
Aberdeen Business School, Scotland, November 2009
John D.C. Little Festschrift, Ann Arbor, MI, June 2009
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, March 2009
Newcastle Business School, UK, December 2008
Florida Gulf Coast University, December 2008
Eastern Michigan University, Michigan, February 2008
Alliant International University, California, January 2008
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, December 2007
University College Dublin, Ireland, May 2007
Frankfurt School of Management and Finance, April 2007
Suffolk University, March 2007
London School of Economics, February 2007
Loughborough University, U.K., September 2006 and January 2007
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, December 2006
Tongji University, China, October 2006
New Jersey Institute of Technology, February 2006
Jiangxi University, China, 2001-2006
Metropolitan College of New York, June 2006
Jain Group of Institutions, Bangalore, April 2006
Sadhana Center for Management and Leadership, Pune, April 2005
MIT Annual New York Dinner (Lester Thurow, Stewart Myers, Andrew Lo and Simon Johnson), 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
MIT Sloan Convocation, 2003, 2005
MIT Exponential Celebrations: Seminars and Discussions, 2003
Chinese Culture University, December 2000 and November 2001
Yeshiva University, December 2000
Illinois Institute of Technology, November 2000
Westminster College, June 2000
State University of New York at Stony Brook, June 2000
University of Illinois at Chicago, May 2000
New York Institute of Technology, April 2000