Information and Decision Sciences Faculty Awarded for Industry Impact

Monday, October 25, 2021

Faculty within the Carlson School of Management’s Information and Decision Sciences department are being honored for their research and contributions to the field.

The INFORMS Information Systems Society awards were announced at the Conference on Information Systems and Technology held this weekend. INFORMS is the leading international association for professionals in the information technology field. 

Join the Carlson School in celebrating the achievements of our outstanding faculty:

Alok Gupta


ISS Practical Impacts Award, ISS President's Service Award

Associate Dean and Professor Alok Gupta

The ISS Practical Impacts Award honors those who have shown outstanding leadership and continued impact in the industry. The ISS President's Service Award is bestowed upon an academic for their longtime dedication to ISS and support for the growth of the information science community worldwide.



Jason Chan


ISS Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award

Associate Professor Jason Chan

The award is given to rising stars early in their careers who are on the path to becoming the next generation of leaders in the information systems field.




Kartik Ganju
Sofia Bapna

ISS Gordon B. Davis Young Scholar Award

Assistant Professor Sofia Bapna

Assistant Professor Kartik Ganju

An honor named after Professor Emeritus Gordon Davis, one of the founding fathers of the field, that recognizes young scholars creating strong contributions to the industry.



Mochen Yang

CIST 2021 Best Reviewer Award

Assistant Professor Mochen Yang

This award recognizes outstanding contributions as a research reviewer.