HEMANT K. JAIN
School of Business Administration 704 Haddonstone Pl University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Mequon, Wisconsin 53092
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 (414) 241-4363
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
Ph.D. (August, 1981), Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Major: Information Systems, Minor: Operations Research.
Dissertation: "The CASSED: A Computer Aided System for the Storage Structure Design of CODASYL Databases."
M. Tech. (July, 1975), Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.), Kharagpur, India.
Concentration: Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.
B.S. (May, 1973), University of Indore, Indore, India.
Concentration: Mechanical Engineering.
1. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Business Administration. Business Advisory Council’s research award in recognition of outstanding research contribution, 1989.
2. Research Professorship, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Since 1988.
3. National Merit Scholarship, Government of India.
1.3 Research Interests
a) Design of Distributed Systems.
b) Object Oriented Analysis and Design
c) Distributed Data base design and Database Administration.
d) Model Management Systems.
e) Group Decision Support Systems.
f) Design of System Architecture.
h) Knowledge acquisition and integration from multiple experts.
1.4 Positions Held
Lawrence G. Regner Research Professor, School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1997 to present
Research Professor, School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1990 to 1996.
Associate Professor, School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1986 to 1990.
Assistant Professor, School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1983 to 1986.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., 1981-1983.
Member. Editorial Board, Information Technology and Management 1998 - present
Member, Editorial Review Board, Journal of Database Management 1989 – present
Book Review Editor, JITCA
Member, Program Committee WITS 97 & WITS 98 International Conference
Member, Program Committee of Second, Third, and Fourth International Conference on Data Engineering, organized by IEEE Computer Society.
2.1 Refereed Journal Articles:
"Success of Data Administration in Distributed Environment: An Empirical Evaluation", MIS Quarterly Vol 22, Number 1, March 1998 PP 1-23 (Jain, Ramamurthy, Ruy, Yasai)
"Effective Distribution of Object-Oriented Applications" Communications of ACM Vol. 41, No 8 August 1998 (Sandeep Purao, Hemant Jain and Derek Nazareth)
"Retooling Information Technology Professionals", Revised and resubmitted to Journal of Information Systems Education, June 1998. (Hemant Jain and Souren Paul)
"An Object-Oriented Framework for the Design and Operation of Flexible Manufacturing Systems", Vol. 4, No. 4, 1997, pp 290 to 309 Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering (A.K. Chakravarty, H.K. Jain, J.J. Liu and D.L. Nazareth).
"Interaction between concurrent transactions in the design of Distributed Databases", Decision Sciences, Vol 24, No 2, March April 1993. pp 253-277 (Uday Kulkarni and Hemant Jain)
"Distributed Application Development: SDLC Revisited," Information and Management Vol. 20, December 1991, pp 247-255, (Hemant K Jain and Sandeep Purao).
"MCDM Approach for Generating and Evaluating Alternatives in Requirement Analysis," Information Systems Research, Vol. 2 No. 3, September 1991, pp 223-239, (Hemant K. Jain, Mohan Tanniru, and Bijon Fazolallahi).
"E-R Approach to Distributed Heterogeneous CAD/CAM Database Systems," Information Resources Management Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1990, pp. 29-40 (Hemant K. Jain and Mohammed Bu-Hulaiga).
"Distributed Computer System Capacity Planning and Capacity Loading," Decision Sciences, Vol. 21, No. 2, Spring 1990, pp 253-262 (Amiya Chakravarty and Hemant K. Jain).
"Expert System Problem Selection: A Domain Characteristics Approach," Information and Management, Vol. 17, Dec. 1989, pp. 245-253 (Hemant K. Jain and Alok Chaturvedi).
"Knowledge-Based GDSS to Support Reciprocally Interdependent Decisions," Decision Support Systems, Vol. 5, December 1989, pp. 287-301 (Mohan Tanniru & Hemant K. Jain).
"The Relevance of Expert System Technology for India: A Transborder Perspective," Vivek: An Expert System Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July 1989, pp 21-29 (Derek Nazareth and Hemant K. Jain).
"Integrating MCDM Models in the DSS Framework For Marketing Decisions," Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 35, No. 6, December 1988, pp. 575-596 (Raj Javalgi & Hemant K. Jain).
"An Approach to Postoptimality and Sensitivity Analysis in Zero-One Goal Programs," Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 35, No. 1, February 1988, pp. 73-84 (G. R. Wilson and Hemant K. Jain).
"A Comprehensive Model for the Design of Distributed Computer Systems," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Vol. SE-13, No. 10, October 1987, pp. 1092 -1104 (Hemant K. Jain).
"Distributed Computer System Design: A Multicriteria Optimization Methodology," Decision Sciences, Vol. 17, No. 4, Fall 1986, pp. 437-453 (Hemant K. Jain and Amitava Dutta).
"Distributed Computer System Design: An Interactive Procedure," Information and Management, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1985, pp. 269-281 (Hemant K. Jain).
"A DSS for Distributed Computer System design in the Presence of Multiple Conflicting Objectives," Decision Support System, Vol. 2, No. 3, 1985, pages 233-246 (Amitava Dutta and Hemant K. Jain).
"A Comprehensive Model for the Storage Structure Design of CODASYL Databases," Information Systems, Vol. 9, No. 3 & 4, 1984, pages 217-230 (Hemant K. Jain).
"Computer-Aided System for the Database Storage Structure Design," Information and Management, Vol. 6, No. 6, December 1983, pages 337-349 (Hemant K. Jain and John Krobock)
"Evaluating Research Proposals with Group Techniques," Research Management, Vol. 24, No. 6, November 1981, pages 34-38 (Louis P. Plebani and Hemant K Jain).
"Assembly Line Design with Multiple Stations - A Case Study," Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. VI, No. 11, 1977 (Hemant K. Jain and B. B. Mohanty).
2.2 Refereed Conference Proceedings
"Distribution of Object-Oriented Applications in a Client/Server Environment", Proc. of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Aug. 1996, pp 705 - 707 (Sandeep Purao, Hemant Jain and Derek Nazareth).
"Distribution of Multimedia Objects", Proc. of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Aug. 1996, pp 708 - 709 (Seokwoo Song and Hemant Jain).
"Derivation of Traffic Volumes for Effective Distribution of Object-Oriented Applications", Proceeding of 29th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 1996, (Sandeep Purao, Hemant Jain and Derek Nazareth.)
"An Architecture for Implementing Intelligent Visual Interactive Modeling in Group Decision Support Systems", Proc. of 5th Annual Workshop on Information Technology & Systems, Nijenrode, Netherlands, December 1995, pp 186-195 (Sreedhar Sundaram & Hemant Jain)
"Object Oriented Technology & It’s Impact on System Development", Proc. of The First Americas Conference on Information Systems, Pittsburgh, August 1995. (Hemant Jain & Alok Chaturvedi)
"Distributing Object Oriented Systems", Proc. of The First Americas Conference on Information Systems, Pittsburgh, August 1995. (Sandeep Purao, Hemant Jain & Derek Nazareth)
"A Task Processing Strategy for Object-Oriented Distributed Systems", Proc. of 26th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, May 1995, pp 85-87. (Srinivas Vuppuluri & Hemant Jain)
"A Semantic Approach to Horizontal Fragmentation of Classes in Object-Oriented Applications" Proc. of National Conference of Decision Science Institute, November 1993 (Hemant Jain & Sandeep Purao)
"Direct Manipulation Support for Flexible Manufacturing Systems Using an Object-Oriented Model," Proceeding of 24th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 1991, pp 93-101 (Derek Nazareth and Hemant K. Jain.) Nominated for Best Paper in the Organizational Systems and Technology Track at Conference.
"Using Semantic Knowledge in Partitioning and Allocation of Data in Distributed Databases," Proceeding of 24th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, January 1991. Vol 2, pp 146-154, (Uday Kulkarni and Hemant K. Jain.)
"A DSS for Design of Distributed Databases," Proceeding of the National Conference of Decision Sciences Institute, November 1990. (Uday Kulkarni and Hemant K. Jain.)
"Software Project Selection and Allocation of Programmer/Analysts: A Multicriteria Optimization Methodology," Proc. of Seventh International Conference on Computer and Mathematical Modeling, Aug. 1989, Chicago. (Hemant K. Jain)
"Plan-based Approach for Selection and Sequencing of Production Planning Models in Decision Support Systems," Proc. of First International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Industry and Government," November 1989, pp 306-319 (Hemant K. Jain and M. Bu-Hulaiga.)
"The Issue of Site Autonomy in Distributed Data Base Administration," Proc. of Ninth Annual International Conference on Information Systems, Dec. 1988, pp. 203-213. (Hemant K. Jain and Hwa-suk Ryu)
"An Interactive Plan-based Procedure for Model Integration in DSS," Proceedings of 21st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Jan. 1988. (Bu-Hulaiga & Hemant K. Jain.)
"Situation-Action Framework for Expert System Problem Selection", Proceedings of the 1987 North American Conference of the International Business Schools Computer Users Group. July 26-29, 1987, pp 132-136 (Hemant K. Jain & Alok Chaturvedi.)
"Models for Management: A DSS Perspective," Proceedings of the National Conference of Decision Sciences Institute, Nov. 1986 (Hemant K. Jain and Raj Javalgi)
"Processor Selection and Data Allocation Model for Distributed System Design," Proceeding of the National Conference of American Institute for Decision Sciences, November 1985 (Hemant K. Jain).
"Advances in Distributed DBMS for CAD/CAM," Proceeding of COMPINT 85, An IEEE International Conference on Computer Aided Technology, Sept. 1985 (Hemant K Jain and Dimitrios Liaskos)
"Role of Multiple Criteria Decision Making Models in Building Decision Support Systems," Proceeding of Sixteenth Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, April 1985 (Hemant K. Jain).
"Goal Programming Approach to Physical Design of Network Database," Proceeding of COMPSAC, the IEEE Computer Society’s Seventh International Computer Software and Application Conference, Nov., 1983 (Hemant K. Jain).
2.3 Papers Under Review
"Distributing Object Oriented Applications in Client/Server Environment" Revised & Resubmitted Information Systems Research (Sandeep Purao, Hemant Jain and Derek Nazareth).
"A Comprehensive Approach to Effective Distribution of Object-Oriented Systems in Loosely Coupled Networks" revised and Resubmitted IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (Sandeep Purao, Hemant Jain and Derek Nazareth)
"Supporting Decision Making in Combinatorial Multi-Criteria Situation" revised and resubmitted Decision Support Systems (Sandeep Purao, Hemant Jain and Derek Nazareth)
"Enterprise Computing Architecture – An Integrated Approach" Under review Communications of ACM (George S. Nezlek, Hemant K Jain and Derek L. Nazareth)
"Testing Issues in Testing Business Components" Under review Information & Management (Hemant K Jain and Padmal Vitharana)
2.4 Grants and Research Proposals
Director, UWM MIS Consortium (a consortia of MIS faculty and IS executives in the area). The consortia currently get over $50,000 a year in terms of donations.
"M&I / UWM Information Technology Training Program", Played a key role as Director of MIS Consortium in identifying opportunities and preparing proposal. $ 260,000 (Funded) (This is a unique partnership program with industry currently generating about $520,000/ year)
"Requirements for Special Education" (Aug 1998- July 1998) Department of Technology, Milwaukee Public School (Jain & Nazareth) $75,000 (Funded)
"School Management System" (July 1997-June 1998) Department of Technology, Milwaukee Public School. (Jain & Nazareth) $47,000 (Funded)
"DBMS Selection and Implementation of Student Data Warehouse for Milwaukee Public School" (Aug. 1996 to June 1997) Department of Technology, Milwaukee Public School. (Jain & Nazareth) $39,716 (Funded)
"Design of Student Data Warehouse for Milwaukee Public School" (Jan. 96 to July 96) Department of Technology, Milwaukee Public School. (Jain & Nazareth) $43,920 (Funded)
"M&I/UWM Strategic Workshop" (Oct 1994 to April 1995) Custom Designed this (16 week 4 hours per week) interdisciplinary workshop for 34 middle level managers of M&I data services. (coordinator: Hemant Jain, Workshop Faculty: Burstein, Ghose, Jain, Yasai, Zahedi) $100,000 (funded)
"Cost justification of System Re-engineering and Downsizing Decisions" (summer 1993) Submitted to Advanced Technology Division, Ameritech, $24,000 (funded )
"Re-engineering of Warranty System" (Spring 1993) Submitted to Harley-Davidson Corporation $10,000 (Funded)
Graduate School Research Incentive Program 1984-85 (funded, one course buy-out to develop research proposal for extra mural funding).
Management Research Center, Release Time for Research, FY 85-86 and FY 86-87 (funded).
"Study of Interaction Between Distributed Query Processing, Update Synchronization, and Data Placement in a Distributed Database System," Senate Research Committee. Syracuse University 1983. (Funded for $3600).
2.5 Presentations at National Meetings
Invited to be featured speaker on Component Based IS development at 8th Fall Conference on Managing Advanced Information Technology
"Object Oriented Approach for Managing Modeling Resources of an Organization"
presented at TIMS/ORSA, Phoenix, November 1993 (Jain & Arogyaswamy)
"A technique for Sementic Fragmentation of Classes in Object-Oriented Applications"
presented at TIMS/ORSA, Phoenix, November 1993 (Purao & Jain)
"Real-Time Management of Integrated Manufacturing Systems: An Object-Oriented Approach" presented at TIMS/ORSA, Orlando, April 1992 (Jain & Nazareth)
"Intelligent Load Balancing in Decentralized Distributed Systems", presented at TIMS/ORSA, Orlando, April 1992 (Jain & Fan)
"A GDSS Approach for Resolving Conflict in Knowledge from Multiple Experts", presented at TIMS/ORSA, Las Vegas, May 1990. (D.L. Nazareth and H.K. Jain).
"Model Manipulation in Large Modelbases: An Object-Oriented Approach", presented at TIMS/ORSA, Nashville, May 1991. (B.J. Arogyaswamy, H.K. Jain and D.L. Nazareth).
"Integrated Support for Design of Distributed Databases." Presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Vancouver, May 1989.
"Representation of Uncertain Data in Database Systems." Presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Conference—Washington, D.C., April 1988. (Invited paper.)
"Representing and Manipulating MCDM Models in Model Management System ‘ALI’." Presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Conference—Washington, D.C., April 1988.
"A Knowledge-Based Model Manipulation Structure for Conflicting Goals in DSS", Presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Conference—St. Louis, October 1987.
"A Study of Sensitivity of Distributed Database Design to Changes in Input Parameters", Presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Conference—St. Louis, October 1987.
"Simulation Model of a Distributed DBMS", Presented at ORSA/TIMS Joint National Conference—New Orleans, April 1987. (Invited paper)
"Role of Multiple Criteria Decision Making Models in Building Decision Support Systems," presented at Sixteenth Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, April 1985. (Invited paper)
"Goal Programming Approach for the Design of Distributed Computer System," presented at ORSA/TIMS joint National conference - Dallas, Texas, November 1984. (Invited paper)
"A Selection-Allocation Model for Distributed Systems." Paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS Joint National Conference, Orlando, Nov. 6-8, 1983.
"A Goal Programming Model for the Assignment of Programmers to Software Development Projects." Paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS Joint National Conference, Orlando, Nov. 6-8, 1983.
"A Goal Programming Model for the Storage Structure Design of Database," paper presented at the TIMS/ORSA Joint National Conference, Detroit, April 1982.
"Distributed Databases and Database Machines," paper presented at 1981 Syracuse University Minnowbrook Workshop on Database Machines.
2.7 Ph.D. Dissertation Committees
a) Committee Chairs (Major Professor)
Mohammed I. Bu-Hulaiga, "Model Management in Decision Support System: A Plan-Based Approach," completed August 1987. (Joined King Fahad University of Petroleum & Mineral, Saudi Arabia.)
Uday Kulkarni, "Integrated Knowledge Based Support for Distributed Database Design," completed April 1989. (Joined and Tenured at Arizona State University.)
Hwa-Suk Ryu, "An Investigation of the Relationship Between Organization Characteristics and the Degree of Site Autonomy and its Impact on the Performance of Data Administration in Distributed System" completed 1990. (Executive Director Samsung Data Systems, South Korea)
Benedict Arogyaswamy, "Object Oriented Framework for Model Management" Completed September 1992. (Joined and Tenured at University of South Dakota)
Sandeep Purao, "A Methodology for Distribution of Object-Oriented Applications", 1995.
(Joined Georgia State University).
Sreedhar Sundaram, "Integrating Visual Interaction Modeling with Multiple Criteria Group
Decision Support Systems", December 1996. (Joined Blackwel Consulting, Chicago)
George Nezlek, "Architectures for Cooperative Computing: A Knowledge-Based Approach" June 97 (Joined Loyola University, Chicago)
Sirinivas Vuppuluri, "A control strategy for Distributed computing system" (proposal defended)
Seokwoo Song, "Multimedia Based Group Support for Strategic Plan" (Proposal Defended)
b) Dissertation Committee Member
Yuan Liu, "Performance Evaluation of Reorganized and Updated Indexed Files Based on Moments," April 1983, Syracuse University.
David P. Hale, "Using Semantic Information to Allocate Data Fragments Within a DDBMS," completed June 1986.
Jeanne Ross, "Management Information Systems Department control over end-user computing in Marketing Department", Completed June 1987
David Munro, "An Architecture for Distributed Decision Support Systems," completed December 1988.
Chaturvedi, Alok, "Conceptual Aggregation Model for Decision Support in Manufacturing Environment," completed August 1989.
Tung-Ching Lin, "Knowledge-Based Semantic Query Processing - An Optimal Transformation Approach," completed August 1989.
Prasad Kilari, "Effect of Information Load on a Decision Maker and the Use of Heuristics." Completed August 1989.
Frank Groom, "An Object Storage Model: Structures for the Storage and Management of Objects", Competed August 1993.
Beth Towell, "An Object Oriented Integration Framework for Distributed Multimedia Database System", Completed August 1993.
Jin-Chul Kim, "Computing Transitive Closure on definite & Indefinite Data in Database Systems", Ph. D. in Computer Science, Completed August 1994.
Bijayananda Naik, "A Knowledge based approach to the management and control of flexible manufacturing systems", Completed May 1995.
Antonio Reis, "Collaborative Decision-Making Supported by a Modeling Environment: A Financial Example" Completed September 1995.
List of courses taught:
1. Data Base Management ( undergraduate and Graduate)
2. Computers and Information System ( undergraduate)
3. Decision Support Systems (graduate)
4. Distributed Information System & Network (graduate)
5. Management Systems Design and Implementation (graduate)
6. Ph.D. Seminars (graduate)
4.1 University Service
Recruiting Chairman MIS:
1997-98 - Currently recruiting for two faculty positions
1992-93 - Successfully recruited full professor of MIS
1986-87 - Successfully recruited two new faculty members.
1988-89 - Successfully recruited two new faculty members.
Member, University Faculty Senate, (Fall 1996)
Member, Computer Policy Committee, School of Business Administration (1995-1997)
Chair, Ph. D. program committee, School of Business Administration (1993-1995)
Member, Task-force for re-engineering Undergraduate program (1993)
Member, Task-force for planning computer facilities in new building(1992-present)
Member, Recruitment Committee for Senior faculty (1992-93)
Chair, Long range Planning Committee (1992-93)
Member, Long range Planning Committee (1991-92)
Chair, Management Research Center Committee (1991-92)
Member, Ph.D. Program Committee (1988-90)
Chair, Graduate Studies Council (1987-88, 1988-89)
Chair, Ph.D. Program Committee (1987-88, 1988-89)
Member MS Program Committee (1983-84; 1985-86)
Member Undergraduate Program Committee (1984-85)
Chairman, Ph.D. Preliminary Examination Committee (1985-86)
Member, MIS Scholarship Committee (1985-86)
MIS Research Seminar Coordinator (1985-86)
4.2 Professional Service
National Science Foundation.
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
IEEE Transactions on Computers.
IEEE Transactions of Data & Knowledgeable Engineering.
Large Scale Systems.
National Computer Conference.
International Conference on Software Engineering.
Data and Knowledge Engineering.
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
Reviewed tenure cases as an external reviewer for major Universities.
Member - INFORM, AIS
Member - Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society (1983)
Member - Beta Gamma Sigma
4.4 Consulting Activities:
St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee - Helped in the design of enrollee, provider, and claims processing system. (1986)
Ameritech Services Inc.- Helped in the conceptualization design and development of an Corporate Information Warehouse using DB2 and database. The warehouse was migrated to Teradata machine. The warehouse currently contains over 700 Billion Bytes of data. (1987-present)