Kakoli Bandyopadhyay

Contact 

Dr. Kakoli Bandyopadhyay
Professor and Department Chair

Phone: (409) 880-8627
Email: bandyopaku@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 237
Office Hours: TTH 11:00 - 12:30pm

Ph.D.   University of Texas at Arlington


Courses Taught

MBA:

Business Intelligence 
Current Topics in MIS 
ERP E-Commerce  
Global Enrichment 

Bachelors:

Database Applications 
E-Commerce Design and Development 
IS Analysis and Design 
IS Development 
Special Topics in Management Information Systems 

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Chair of ISA, Chair of ISA (September, 2008 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Professor, Professor (September, 2007 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Associate Professor, Associate Professor (September, 2002 - September, 2007), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor (September, 1998 - September, 2002), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor (September, 1997 - September, 1998), La Crosse, Wisconsin. 

Service

Professional Service 

Academic Conference: Moderator / Facilitator
2016:  Southwestern DSI (Regional).

Reviewer - Article / Manuscript
2012:  Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (International).
2011:  Journal of the Association for the Information Systems (International).

Reviewer - Book / Textbook
2013:  John Wiley and Sons (International).  Introduction to Business Analytics & Big Data: From Strategic Insights to Operational Intelligence by Michael Ghoul.

Reviewer: Conference Paper
2013:  Southwestern DSI, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Regional).  
2011:  Southwestern DSI, New Orleans, Louisiana (Regional).

Institutional Service 

Department Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  Advise Seniors  

Department Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  Internships  

Department Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015:  Interviewing MIS Candidates for the Assistant Professor Position: Went to Puerto Rico  in August 2015 to AMCIS to interview potential candidates for the Assistant Professor position in MIS.

Department Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  Student Recruitment  

Department Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  Wrote many recommendation letters  

College Assignments

Chair:
2015-2016:  Facilities, Technology, & Space Development Committee (Co-Chair)  

Member:
2015-2016:  Executive Committee  
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  BUSI 2300  
2011-2012 – 2014-2015:  Executive Committee Lamar University  

College Assignments

Chair:
2015-2016:  COB Internal Operations Strategic Planning Committee: co-chaired the committee

University Assignments

Chair:
2015-2016:  Program Review Committee for Computer Science:

University Assignments

Member:
2011-2012:  Academic IT subcommittee: Developed the charge for the Academic IT committee  

University Assignments

Member:
2015-2016:  Core Curriculum Governance Committee  
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Academic Technology Committee  
2013-2014:  Adhoc Committee on Authentication and proctor solutions for online programs  

University Assignments

Member:
2011-2012:  Core Curriculum Governance Committee: The charge to the CCGC is two-fold: (1) assess, evaluate and report the results for our existing core curriculum to the THECB; and (2) following THECB guidelines and policies for implementation of a LU process for the creation of a new LU general education core curriculum based upon the recommendations of the statewide Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee (UEAC).  

University Assignments

Member:
2013-2014:  Online Faculty Taskforce  

University Assignments

Member:
2014-2015:  Strategic Planning Committee  

University Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015-2016:  MIS workshops: Organized two MIS workshops for Lamar students during 2015.  

Community Service 

Other Community Service Activities
2016:  Database development,  Helped Bill Clark Pest Control to design, develop, and implement their technician databases.
2015:  Free K12 Math Tutoring at LU Math Clinic, Tutor Math to K12 students for free at LU Math Clinic.

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Bandyopadhyay, K. (in press, 2016).  What Makes Business Students Participate In College Study Abroad Programs?   Competition Forum.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. (in press, 2015).  Maintaining Academic Honesty in Online Courses.   International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 4 (2), 33-47.
  • Bandyopadhyay, S. & Bandyopadhyay, K. (in press, 2014).  Factors Influencing Student Participation In College Study Abroad Programs.   Journal of International Education Research.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Moss, G. J., & Flosi, A. (in press, 2013).  ERP Integration in the Accounting Curriculum.   Competition Forum.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. & Bourgeois, L. (in press, 2012).  Use of Business Intelligence for Competitive Advantages by the Beaumont Independent School District in Texas.   International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 1 (2), 10-21.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Barnes, C., & Ajendla, B. (2011).  ERP Integration in the College of Business Curriculum.   International Journal of Business Information Systems, 8 (2), 146-164.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. & Barnes, C. (in press, 2011).  An Analysis of Factors Affecting User Acceptance of ERP Systems in the United States.   International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals, 3 (1), 1-14.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Sarkar, S. & Bandyopadhyay, K. (2016).  The Success of Proctoring in an Online Class.   Southwestern DSI.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Barnes, C., & Bandyopadhyay, S. (2015).  An Investigation of the Factors That Influence the Use of Proctoring In Online Courses.   Federation of Business Disciplines/Marketing Education Track.
  • Bandyopadhyay, S. & Bandyopadhyay, K. (in press, 2014).  Factors Influencing Student Participation In College Study Abroad Programs.   201 4 International Education Conference.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. & Barnes, C. C. (in press, 2014).  Maintaining Academic Honesty in Online Courses.   Federation of Business Disciplines, SW DSI track.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Moss, G., & Flosi, A. (in press, 2013).  ERP Integration in the Accounting Curriculum.   American Society of Competitiveness.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. & Bourgeois, L. (in press, 2012).  Use of Business Intelligence for Competitive Advantages by the Beaumont Independent School District in Texas.   American Society of Competitiveness.
  • Barnes, C. & Bandyopadhyay, K. (in press, 2012).  A Successful Curriculum Strategy to Increase MIS Enrollment.   Southwestern DSI.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Brookshire, D., Duncan, V., Felix, T., & Shah, M. (in press, 2011).  Examining the use of Business Intelligence in Health Care Management: An Exploratory Study.   Southwestern DSI.

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Sarkar, S. & Bandyopadhyay, K. (2016). The Success of Proctoring in an Online Class.   Southwestern DSI, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Barnes, C., & Bandyopadhyay, S. (2015, March). An Investigation of the Factors that Influence the Use of Proctoring in Online Classes.   Federation of Business Disciplines/Marketing Education Track, Houston, Texas.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. (2013). ERP Integration in the Accounting Program.   American Society of Competitiveness, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. (2011). Examining the Use of Business Intelligence in Healthcare Management: An Exploratory Study.   Southwestern DSI, Houston, Texas.

Grants 

Funded

  • 2014: Bandyopadhyay, K. & Bandyopadhyay, S., Investigating the Factors Influencing Participation in College Study Abroad Programs, Principal Investigator.
  • 2012: Bandyopadhyay, K. & Barnes, C., Academic Integrity Techniques Used in University Online Courses: A National Study, Principal Investigator.

Not Funded

  • 2016: Bandyopadhyay, K. The Success of Proctoring in an Online Class, Principal Investigator.
  • 2015: Bandyopadhyay, K. Initiatives on Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing - LU Visionary Initiative, Co-Investigator.
  • 2011: Bandyopadhyay, K. & Moss, G., Enterprise Resource Planning Integration in the Accounting Curriculum, Principal Investigator.

Working Papers 

  • Bandyopadhyay, K. & Bandyopadhyay, S. (2016). "Empirical Investigation of the factors influencing participation in college study abroad programs."
  • Bandyopadhyay, K. & Sarkar, S. (2015). "The Success of proctoring in an Online Class."