Dr Ashis K Pani

Dr Ashis K Pani

Qualification : M.Tech. (IIT Madras), Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur)

Email : akpani@xlri.ac.in

Functional Area : Information Systems and PODS

Brief Profile  

Experience Detail  

  1. Dean (Academics) - XLRI, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India [Since August 2016]
  2. Associate Dean VIL Programs - XLRI, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India [2013-2016]

Dr Ashis K Pani

Dr Ashis K Pani

Achievements and Research Interest/Area of Research Interests

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)

  1. J.L. Batra best research paper award in AIMS 2010
  2. Best paper award in International Academy of E-Business, Annual Conference at Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Hawaii, April 9 to12, 2009
  3. EURECA project award for three months at Sofia, Bulgaria March-June 2009 funded by European Commission.
  4. IBM faculty award 2008

Adminstrative Distinction

  1. Dean (Academics) - XLRI, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India [Since 2016]
  2. Associate Dean VIL Programs - XLRI, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India [2013-2016]
  3. Chairperson of the "Center for e-Business" - XLRI, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

Other Achievements

RESERCH STUDENTS WORKED (leading to Ph.D)

  1. Dr. Amit Agrahari (presently teaching at IIML)
  2. Dr. Biswajit Das (presently teaching at KIIT B-School, Bhubaneswar)
  3. Dr. Vijaya Bandopadhya (presently teaching at CIMP Patna, Bihar)
  4. Dr. Milind Patil (presetly at Patni computers Mumbai)
  5. Dr. Arpan Kar (presently teaching at IIT Delhi)
  6. Dr Nihar K Patra (Presently working at Nalanda Central University, Boudh Gaya,Bihar)
  7. Dr Monika Mital, (presently teaching at Grate Lake Institute, Channai)

Area of RESEARCH INTERESTS

  1. Webbing through Cable TV: The technical and legal issues.
  2. Intelligent Agent based e-commerce: The technical and social protocols.
  3. Individual and Organizational Enablers of Knowledge Management.
  4. Understanding the successful adoption and use of ICT in SMEs: Its Importance and Influence.

Faculty Development Programs Attended

  1. Department of IT, Ministry of Communication and IT,BS 7799 Lead auditors Course 2005
  2. Department of IT, Ministry of Communication and IT, Certified ISMS Professional 2004

Courses Taught

Consultancy Undertaken

In-Company Programs

INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS (PUBLICATIONS)

Journal Articles-Refereed

International Journal Papers:

  1. Pani, A., Mital, M,  Victor Chang, Praveen Choudhary, Zhili Sun, International Journal of Information Management, March 2016.
  2. Mital, M. & Pani, A.K., Cloud Computing and IT Infrastructure Outsourcing: A Comparative Study;  International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence, 5(4), 20-34, 2015
  3. Mital, M. & Pani, A.K., Cloud based management and control system for smart communities: A practical case study. Computers in Industry 74 (2015) 162-172, 2015.
  4. Pani, A.K., Srimannarayana, M., & Premrajan, R.K., e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions - A Case Study International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research. Vol 13, No 4 (2015)  Special Issue, 2015
  5. Patro, N. & Pani, A.K, Information Resource Management (IRM) of IIMs Libraries Portals: A proposed model for - Meta-Portal. International journal of Trendsin Library And InformationScience, Vol.3 (5),pp 279-300, ISSN:0976-9734, 2015
  6. Mital, M., Pani, A., & Ramesh, R., Determinants of choice of semantic web based Software as a Service: An integrative framework in the context of e-procurement and ERP. Computers in Industry, 65(5), 821-827, 2014. ( Thomson Reuters SCI  impact factor: 2.067, Elsevier Journal; ABDC: A category)
  7. Mital, M., Pani, A., & Damodaran, S., Implementing Software as a Service based E-governance Solution: A Network Governance Perspective, International journal of organizational computing and intelligence., Vol 4 (4), 2014.
  8. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K., How can a group of procurement experts select suppliers? An approach for group decision support, forthcoming in Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol. 27(4), pp. 337 - 357. Emerald, 2014
  9. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K., Exploring the importance of different supplier selection criteria,  Management  Research Review, Vol. 37 (1), 89 - 105. Emerald, 2014.
  10. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K., Non-contractible value creation in buyer-supplier networks - A case study, International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 7(5), pp. 493-507, Inderscience, 2014.
  11. Patro, N. and Pani A. K., Attitude of faculty and research scholars toward usage of UGC-Infonet e-Journal at Sambalpur University, India: A study, International Journal of Library Science and Research (IJLSR), Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 1-17,  2012
  12. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K., A model for pricing emergent technology based on perceived business impact value. International Journal of Technology Marketing, Vol. 6(3), 241-258. Inderscience, 2011.
  13. Kar, A.K., Pani, A.K., Mangaraj, B.K. & De, S.K., A soft classification model for vendor selection. International Journal of Information & Education Technology, Vol. 1(4), 268 - 272, 2011 
  14. Kar, A.K., Pani, A.K. & De, S.K. (2010). A study on using business intelligence for improving marketing efforts. Business Intelligence Journal, Vol. 3(2), 141 - 150, 2010.
  15. Monika Mittal and Ashish K Pani An empirical investigation into the perceived usefulness if socio technical exchange in India. : Social identity, Social exchange and social vicinity. Journal of Internet commerce Vol. 9 ; Issue 3-4; Nov 2010
  16. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., Managing e-Procurement solutions portfolio: Case study of an Indian steel manufacturer. Journal of Internet Commerce 4(2), pp. 81-94, 2005
  17. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., e-Market in emerging economy: A case study from Indian steel industry. Journal of e-Commerce in Organization 2(4), pp. 116-126, 2004
  18. Ashis K. Pani and G.P.Bhattacharjee, Representing action and time in an RMS based framework, published  in the International Journal of Smart Engineering System Design, Gordon and Breach Publication, Vol.4, pp. 1-9,2002
  19. As K. Pani and G.P.Bhattacharjee, Temporal representation and reasoing in Artificial Intelligence: A Survey,ublished in the International Journal of Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Pergamon Publication, Vol. 34, pp. 55-80, 2001.
  20. Ashis K. Pani and G.P.Bhattacharjee, Uncertainty in Temporal Representation and Reasoning, International Journal of Computer Maths(IJCM), Vol. 72, pp.12-25, 1999.
  21. Ashis K. Pani, R.N.Mohapatra and G.P.Bhattacharjee, Event Scheduling Using Allens Algebra, International Journal of Computer Maths(IJCM), Vol. 70, pp. 87-97, 1998.

National Journal Papers:

  1. Pani, A. K, Monika Mital, Praveen K Choudhary, Rajeev Sharma, Cloud Computing and IT Infrastructure Outsourcing: A Comparative Study; International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence , 5(4),  pp.20-34, 2015
  2. Pani A.K.  & Kar. Using Fuzzy  Neural netwroks  and Analytic Hierarchy process for supplier  classification in e- procurement . Proceedings  of the Indian Academy of Management, 2010.
  3. Ashis K Pani, Vijaya Bandyopadhyaya, & B B Mishra :  "Expectations from Indian Management Institutions :  An Empirical Study"  IMS Research Journal,  1(1), 24-34, Apr 2008.
  4. Pani, A.K., Bandyopadhyaya, V., and Mishra B. B., Assessing service quality in Indian management institution: An alternative view. Parikalpana KIIT Journal of Management, 4 (1 & 2), 15-34, 2007.  
  5. Pani, A.K. and Bandyopadhyaya, V.,  Students` Perception of Quality of Management Institutions: Findings from a Preliminary Survey has been published in CJMR (CMRD Journal of Management Research, Vol. V, Issue 2, pp 3 -15, 2006
  6. Pani, A.K. and Bandyopadhyaya, V., Staying competitive in the globalized environment: Issues for Indian management institutions, Productivity, 46 (1), pp. 21-28, 2005
  7. Pani, A.K. and Bandyopadhyaya, V., Corporate Governance of Management Institutions: the total quality way. Productivity, 45(4), pp.580 - 589, 2005
  8. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A.,Group dynamics in anonymous virtual groups. Management and Labor Studies 28(1), pp. 54-60, 2003
  9. Pani A.K., e-Business: The Emerging Paradigm, published in SANKALPA, Vol. X (1), pp. 46-60, 2002

Published Research Monographs

Scholarly Books

  1. Nihar K. Patra, Bharat Kumar  and Ashis K. Pani., Progressive Trends in Electronic Resource Management in Libraries, Published by Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, USA., November 2013.
  2. Pani A.K & Agrahari A., e-Procurement in emerging economies: Theory and cases. Published by Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, USA., January 2007
  3. Pani, A.K. & Das, B., Real Estate Marketing, published by Excel Books, 2004.

Chapters in Scholarly books

  1. Pani, A. & Rakesh T. Tackling Fraud: A Collaborative Model for Insurance Companies ,E-Systems for the 21st Century: Concept, Developments, and Applications, (Set of 2 volumes),2015
  2. Pani, A. & Rakesh T., Technology Acceptance of E-Services in India: A Perceived Risk Perspective,E-Systems for the 21st Century: Concept, Developments, and Applications, (Set of 2 volumes),2015
  3. Mital, M., Pani, A., & Damodaran, S.( 2015) Designing and Implementing a Cloud Based E-Governance Solution: A Case study. Chapter accepted for publication  in the book by Springer.
  4. Nihar K Patra and Ashis K Pani (2008), E-learning at Management Institute in India: A Web Study, "Recent Trends in Technical Education" of Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE) and Macmillan publishing,, New Delhi, p 402 - 413, 2008
  5. Pani A.K. & Bandyopadhyaya, V., (2009) "e-learning@Business Schools of India" edited book published by Indian Society for Technical Education in collaboration with Macmillan.2009
  6. Pani A.K & Agrahari A., On e-Markets in emerging economy: An Indian experience. In Khosrow-Pour, M. (Ed.) Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, 2005.
  7. Pani A.K. & Bandyopadhyaya, V., Mapping the future of Management Education in India. In Pattanayak B. et al (Ed.) (2005), Future organization: Strategizing business, New Delhi: Excel Books, 2005.
  8. 8. Pani A.K & Agrahari A., e-Procurement for government: A roadmap to success. In Gupta, M.P. (Ed.) Towards e-Government: Management Challenges, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2003.
  9. 9. Pani A.K & Agrahari A., MetalJunction.com: Leveraging Internet to change Indian steel industry. In Pal, P. & Mangaraj, S. (Eds.) A Handbook of Management Cases: An Indian Perspective, Alok Publications, Bhubaneswar, 2003.
  10. 10. Ashis K Pani "Reusable Knowledge Objects: A Source of Competitive Advantage", in  "Electronic Libraries" Ed.by S S Sirurmath and Others, Allied Publishers,  Pp.24-40, 2002

Conference Proceedings-Refereed

  1. Bandyopadhyaya, V. & Pani, A.K. (2006). Global competitiveness of Indian Management Institutions: the total quality way. Paper presented at the National Conference on Global Competitiveness 2006 on 13 January 2006 at IBS Kolkata. (To be published in IBS Kolkata Strategy Summit 2006 proceedings) (Published on 2006, National)
  2. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., Evaluating the impact of e-Markets on inter-organizational relationship quality: Empirical evidences from Indian steel industry. In the Proceedings of International Academy of e-Business Annual Conference, San Francisco, 2005 (Published on 2005, National) 
  3. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., On e-Market typology: Empirical evidences from Indian steel industry. In the Proceedings of ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, 2005 (Published on 2005, National) 
  4. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., Information sharing through web: Research issues in e-Procurement. In the Proceedings of ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, 2005 (Published on 2005, National) 
  5. Pani, A.K., Agrahari, A., De, S.K., Supplier evaluation and selection using fuzzy bag clustering. In the Proceedings of International Academy of e-Business Annual Conference, San Francisco, 2005 (Published on 2005, National)

Paper Presentations-Refereed

International Conference Papers:

  1. Pani, A, Srimannarayana, M., & Premrajan, R.K., Presented a paper on "e-Learning: Challenges and Solutions " A Case Study at the 7th International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning [ICTEL] at La Meridien Resort, Mauritius during October 10-12, 2015.
  2. Mital M., Pani A.K.,  Identifying and Evaluating the Demand Side Factors Influencing the Choice of Software-as-a-Service: An Integrative Framework. Presented at the Proceedings of the EigthMidwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Normal, Illinois, May 24-25, 2013
  3. Pani A.K. & Kar, A., A Study to compare Relative Importance of Criteria for Supplier Evaluation in e-Procurement has been selected for the 44th conference of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), to be held in Kauai, Hawaii, USA, 4th Jan - 7th Jan, 2011. 
  4. Pani A.K. & Kar, A., Classification  with analytic Hierarchy  process and fuzzy linear  programming . Proceedings  of the IEEE International conference on knowledge discovery  , Chengudu, china, 2011
  5. Pani A.K. & Kar, A.,  Non contractible value  co creation  in buyer supplier netwroks. Porceedings of  the international conference  on technology  and Management , Hyderabad , India June 2011
  6. Pani A.K and De S.K., Digital strategies in Managing knowledge and collaboration in Health Care International Academy of E-Business, IAEB 9th (2009) Annual Conference at Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Hawaii, April 9 to12, 2009.
  7. Pani A.K., Pani M.R., De S.K., and Sahu G., Incorporating Negotiations into e-Auction, International Academy of E-Business, IAEB 9th (2009) Annual Conference at Hyatt Regency Waikiki, Hawaii, April 9 to12, 2009.
  8.  Patra, Nihar K; Mishra, Premraj and Pani, Ashis K. (2008), Open URL: Context Sensitive Linking Technologies for Online Resources published in the International Conference on Knowledge for All: Role of Libraries and Information Centers during 12th-15th November 2008 jointly organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and Indian Library Association (ILA) held at the TISS, Mumbai
  9. Pani A.K and Venugopal P., Implementing e-CRM using Intelligent Agents on the Internet, presented in the ICSSM- 08, Melbourne conference. 2008
  10. Patra, Nihar K; Pani, Ashis K and Thaty, Rajendra K. (2006), Web-based Information Management: HTML, XML, PDF and IMAGE FORMAT An Analysis in Comparison published in 4th International Convention CALIBER 2006 on Dynamic Interoperable Web Based Information Systems during 2nd-4th February 2006 jointly organized by INFLIBNET Centre and Gulbarga University at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India.
  11. Pani A.K. & Bandyopadhyaya, V.  Management education in India: the best of times or the worst of times? Paper presented at the Third AIMS International Conference on Management (Theme: Management Education at a Crossroad: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities) on 1-4 January 2006 at IIM Ahmedabad.
  12. Pani A.K. & Bandyopadhyaya, V. Staying competitive in the globalized environment: Issues for Indian management institutions. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Globalization & Competititveness on 11-13 January 2005 organized by VGSOM & Dept of HSS, IIT Kharagpur Jointly with AIB-India.
  13. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., Information sharing through web: Research issues in e-Procurement. In the Proceedings of ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, 2005.
  14. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., On e-Market typology: Empirical evidences from Indian steel industry. In the Proceedings of ISOneWorld Conference, Las Vegas, 2005.
  15. Pani, A.K. and Agrahari, A., Evaluating the impact of e-Markets on inter-organizational relationship quality: Ericl evidences from Indian steel industry. In the Proceedings of Iternational Academy of   &nsp;e-Business Annual Conference, San Francisco, 2005.
  16. Pani, A.K., Agrahari, A., De, S.K., Supplier evaluation and selection using fuzzy bag clustering. In the Proceedings of International Academy of e-Business Annual Conference, San Francisco, 2005.
  17. Pani, A.K., and De, P.K., Innovation in Information Technology: A critical review of Indian scenario, accepted for presentation in 10th International conference on Management of Technology (an official conference of International Association for Management of Technology(IAMOT), USA), March 19-22, 2001, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  18. Ashis K Pani, Integrating qualitative and quantitative temporal information using fuzzy logic, accepted for presentation in 3rd International conference on computational intelligence and multimedia applications to be held at New Delhi, 23-26 September 1999.

National Conference Papers:

  1. Mital, M. & Pani A.K., Exploring the Existence of Network Governance in the Software as a Service Supply Chain: A Case of Ghaziabad Development Authority, India. Presented at 3rd biennial conference of the Indian Academy of Management (IAM), 2013, at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad, December 12-14, 2013.
  2. Pani AK; & Kar  AK 2011 - Non contractible value  co creation  in buyer supplier netwroks. Porceedings of  the international conference  on technology  and Management , Hyderabad , India June 2011
  3. Patra, Nihar K and Pani, Ashis K. (2007), Digital Libraries and its Initiative in India published in the XXVI All India IASLIC Conference 2007 On Digital Media and Library & Information Services during 26th 29th December, 2007, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  4. Web-based Institutional Repository Management in India using Dspace: A Web-study co-authored Nihar K Patra, Ashis K Pani, Rajendra K Thaty and Bijaylaxmi Bhattamishra, published in the 9th National Convention NACLIN 2006 on Knowledge, Library and Information Network during 27th 30th September 2006 jointly organized by DELNET (Development Library Network) and Dept. of Library Science & Dhanvantri Library at University of Jammu, Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir. 
  5. Bandyopadhyaya, V. & Pani, A.K. (2006). Global competitiveness of Indian Management Institutions: the total quality way. Paper presented at the National Conference on Global Competitiveness 2006 on 13 January 2006 at IBS Kolkata. (To be published in IBS Kolkata Strategy Summit 2006 proceedings)
  6. Sirurmath S.Sangayya And Pani  A.K  The Role Of XML In  Information Portals In Road Map To New Generation of Libraries Using Emerging Technologies Ed By T.A.V Murthy and Others, Ahmedabad, INFLIBNET, 2004. Pp 496-502.
  7. Sirurmath S.Sangayya And Pani A.K E-Commerce Strategies for Library And Information Services In Digital Information Exchange: Pathways to Build Global Information Society Ed By Harish Chandra  and Others, Chennai, OS-SIS IIT Madras,2004, Pp536 542.
  8. Agrahari, A., Pani, A.K., 2003. e-Procurement: Can it be a strategic weapon for suppliers. In the Proceedings of Sixth Annual Convention of Strategic Management Forum of India, Jamshedpur.
  9. Bandyopadhyaya, V. (2001). Total Quality Management in Education. Paper presented at the 31st Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Convention held at KIIT, Bhubaneswar on 27-29 December, 2001.
  10. Ashis K. Pani, e-Payment Systems, Enabling technology for e-Commerce, Proc. WEB-2000, Computer Application Division CSIR, pp. 24-30, 14th-15th September 2000.
  11. Ashis K Pani, M. Prakash and Prabhash Kumar Thakur, Internet and Indian Banking Industry: A Roadmap, presented at International Conference on Information Technology (CIT99), Bhubanswar, December 1999. 
  12. Ashis K. Pani, B. Puthal, R. N. Mohapatra and G. P. Bhattachajee, The Event Calculus: A computtional formalism for reasoning about change, Proc. CONMICRO-96, Bhubaneswar, pp.82-86, Jan 1996. 
  13. Ashis K. Pani, B. D. Sahoo, R. N. Mohapatra and G.P.Bhattacharjee, Relationship between Situation Calculus and Event Calculus, Proc. CONMICRO-96, Bhubaneswar, pp.150-164, Jan 1996. 
  14. Ashis K. Pani, S. Udgata, R.N.Mohapatra and G.P.Bhattacharjee, A More General Event Calculus, Proc. CONMICRO-96, Bhubaneswar, pp.135-149, Jan 1996. 
  15. Ashis K. Pani and G.Ravi Prakash, Plan Generation Using Allen`s Algebra: Implementation Issues, Proc. 4th ICC, Hydrabad, pp.51-58, Dec 1993.
  16. Ashis K. Pani, G.Ravi Prakash and K. Induprakash, Temporal Multiagent Planning, Proc. 4th ICC, Hydrabad, pp.59-63, Dec 1993.
  17. Digital Library and its initiatives in India, co-authored Nihar K Patra & Ashis K Pani, accepted for publication in Festschrift volume of Prof. R K Rout, Sambalpur University, Orissa

Text Books

Research Report

Working paper

Key note presentation

Published articles in newspapers/magazines

Cases developed for Teaching purpose

Other Professional Activities

Achievements in Professional activities

Chairperson/Co-Chairperson in conferences

Co-ordinating/Organizing Workshop/Conferences /MDPs

Contribution towards Institution building/ development/ services such as Chairperson (Placement) etc

Guide/evaluator/ examiner at doctoral research level

Invited to deliver Keynote addresses/ speeches

Membership of Professional Bodies

Participation in Workshops/Conferences/Forums/ Meetings etc

  1. UNO,  ICTP,  Microprocessor Laboratory, Trieste, Italy
  2. e-Business program for International University of Japan, Negata, Japan
  3. Conferences in US, Australia and Singapore

 

Professional Services such as Member/Editor of Editorial Board/ Advisory Committee etc

Reviewer/Referee in Journals/ Conferences etc

Visiting Faculty

Research Project Undertaken

  1. Virtual Interactive Learning: The future of learning in Developing Countries
  2. Webbing through Cable TV: The technical and legal issues.
  3. Intelligent Agent based e-Commerce: The technical and social protocols.
  4. Understanding the successful adoption and use of ICT in SMEs: Its Importance and Influence.