Gurumurthy Kalyanaram is a 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. (Read : http://kalyanaramgurumurthy.blogspot.com/
Gurumurthy Kalyanaram 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, Un iversity of Pittsburgh, during 1995 to 1997.
Director of UT Dallas MASTERS’ Programs:-
From 1997, Dr Kalyanaram served as the Director of Masters’ Programs which included the COHORT MBA program, but also the evening and weekend MBA programs which were targeted towards working professionals. The responsibility also included leadership of several MS programs including those in Digital Commerce, Finance, Health Care Management, Marketing, Organizational Development, and Operations Research. (Read : http://drgurumurthykalyanaram.wordpress.com/
Under Dr Kalyanaram’s leadership, the enrollment of the graduate students grew by 20 percent. New majors, electives and courses were designed and developed. On-line teaching component was introduced.