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Prabhudev C Konana

Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, McCombs School of Business

Phone: +1 512 471 5219, +1 512 471 3322

Prabhudev Konana's research and teaching interests are in global sourcing and supply chain management, as well as in a variety of areas in electronic commerce such as online investing, electronic brokerage design, e-business value assessment, information technology in emerging economies and virtual communities.
Prof. Konana is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, the highest teaching award at the University of Texas at Austin.
He has received many teaching excellence awards. He has been consistently selected for Faculty Honor Roll from the Undergraduate Business Council for excellent teaching ratings. He has been nominated by MBA students for outstanding MBA core faculty and faculty with outstanding ability to connect business with academics.
Konana is a recipient of several prestigious research awards and grants, including the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Industry grants include IBM, Intel, and Dell.

Konana received his B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Mysore (India), and his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.


Global sourcing, supply chain management, electronic commerce, virtual communities