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Chetan Kumar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Information Systems
Management Information Systems Department

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Research Interests
  • Data Science and Data Analytics
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Managing Computer Networks
  • Green IT
Teaching Interests
  • Management Information Systems
  • Database Management
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Business Statistics
  Education
  • PhD, Information Systems and Operations Management, Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, 2006
  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, India, 1999
  • BS, Computer Science, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, India, 1995
Academic and Professional Experience
  • Associate Professor, Information Systems and Operations Management, California State University San Marcos, 2010 – present
  • Assistant Professor, Information Systems and Operations Management, California State University San Marcos, 2005 – 2010
  • Research Assistant / Instructor, Purdue University, 2001 – 2005
  • Assistant Manager, Reebok International, 1999 – 2000

Selected Publication
  • Kumar, C., Altinkemer, K. and De, P. “A Mechanism for Pricing and Resource Allocation  in Peer‒to‒Peer Networks,” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 10 (2011) 26‒37
  • Kumar, C., Norris, J.B. and Sun, Y. “Location and Time Do Matter: A Long Tail Analysis of Website Requests,” Decision Support Systems 47 (2009) 500-507
  • Kumar, C. “Performance Evaluation for Implementations of a Network of Proxy Caches,” Decision Support Systems 46 (2009) 492-500
  • Kumar, C. and Norris, J.B. “A New Approach for a Proxy-Level Web Caching Mechanism,” Decision Support Systems 46 (2008) 52-60
  • Kumar, C. “Speeding up the Internet: Exploiting Historical User Request Patterns for Web Caching,” In: Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Global Economy, Lee, I. (Ed.), IGI Global, PA, (2010)
  • Kumar, C. “The Effect of User Location and Time of Access on Ecommerce: A Long Tail Study of Website Requests,” In: Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Global Economy, Lee, I. (Ed.), IGI Global, PA, (2010)
  • Kumar, C. “Leveraging Peer-to-Peer Networks for Effectively Managing Computing Resources,” In: Peer to Peer Networks and Internet Policies, Vergos, D. and Saenz, J. (Eds.), Nova Science Publishers, NY, (2010)