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LAKU CHIDAMBARAM

Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Engagement
W.P. Wood Professor of Management Information Systems


Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Engagement
W.P. Wood Professor of Management Information Systems
Department: 
Management Information Systems
Program Area: Virtual Teams, Groupware, Collaborative Support Systems
Office: Adams Hall Room 305C
Phone: (405) 325-8013
E-mail: laku@ou.edu
Address: 307 W. Brooks, Suite 305C
Norman, Oklahoma 73019
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Laku Chidambaram is the Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Engagement at the University of Oklahoma’s Michael F. Price College of Business. He holds the W.P. Woods Professorship in MIS and is a Provost Faculty Fellow.  He oversees seven masters programs and the undergraduate business program, which includes 12 majors and 10 minors.  He has developed collaborative programs with many colleges across two campuses and helped launch two online masters programs in Accounting and Finance, which have collectively resulted in significant enrollment growth and additional revenue streams for the college.  Currently, he is collaborating with different stakeholders to launch two new masters programs--an Executive MBA in Aerospace & Defense (in fall 2020) and an MS in Construction Management (in spring 2021).

His efforts at re-imagining the student experience by integrating experiential components, study abroad opportunities, leadership development and soft skills into business curricula have been recognized by numerous programs being nationally ranked.  His research on computer-supported collaborative work has been published in all the top MIS journals and in 2019 he was inducted by the Association for Information Systems as a Distinguished Member – Cum Laude to the inaugural class.  He has received nine teaching awards from the three universities that he has served.  He has a PhD from Indiana University and an MBA from the University of Georgia