Honors, Affiliations, and Awards

  • University Scholar Award, WCU, 2017.
  • Excellence in Research Award, College of Business, WCU, 2012.
  • Graduate Faculty Teaching Award, College of Business, WCU, 2011.
  • Appointed as Global Guest Professor, Keio University, Japan, 2015-2020.


  • Curtis W. Wood Award for Excellence in Mentoring Graduate Students, WCU: 2017
  • Finalist for Scholarship Innovation Research Award: 2016
  • Graduate Teaching Faculty Award, WCU: 2014, 2017
  • Finalist for the University Scholar Award, WCU: 2014
  • Finalist for the Jay M. Robinson University-wide eTeaching Award, WCU: 2011
  • Finalist for the Scholarship of Teaching Learning Award, WCU: 2009

Recognitions and Service

  • Director: PMI Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC): 2016-18
  • On-site team lead and member of PMI- Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC)
  • Member of professional societies – AACE, PMI, and ASEI
  • Ravibala Amin Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement 1995, Washington, DC.
  • State Merit Scholar Award for undergraduate engineering degree program

Professional Activities and Recognitions

  • Editorial Board, Problems and Perspectives in Management
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Global Economics, Management, and Business Research
  • Associate Editor, British Journal of Management and Economics
  • Elected to the Emerald Literati Network
  • Associate Editor, The Vine: Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems
  • Member of the editorial review board of 5+ journals
  • Reviewer for 10+ journals and peer-reviewed international conferences.