Srikar Velichety, Assistant Professor

Srikar Velichety

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Phone
901.678.3609
Fax
901.678.4151
Office
309 FAB
Office Hours
By Appointment

About Srikar Velichety

Srikar Velichety received his Ph.D. from the Eller College of Management, University of Arizona. His research interests are in business and big data analytics with a focus on developing and applying social network analysis, econometrics and data mining methods in Online Communities and Social Media. His research demonstrates ways to tackle problems where there is very little social science or economic theory but a large diverse dataset is available. His research has been published in all major Information Systems and Computer Science conferences including ICIS, INFORMS and WWW. One of his articles was nominated for the Best Conference Paper at the Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS) in Milan, Italy.


During his time at the University of Arizona, Dr. Velichety developed and taught various undergraduate and graduate level course on operations management, information systems and business and social media analytics.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona
Master of Technology, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management
Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management

Interests

Teaching Interests

Social Media; User Generated Content; Social Networks and Recommender Systems

Research Interests

Social Media Analytics; Business Intelligence; Data Mining; Marketing Analytics

Selected Research

Velichety, Srikar Ram, Sudha and Bockstedt, Jesse "Understanding the role and impact of discussions on the quality of Crowd Sourced Content using Data Science Approach – Evidence from Wikipedia", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 2015 (Invited presentation at the INFORMS workshop on Social Media).

Velichety, Srikar and Ram, Sudha, "A Cross Sectional and Temporal Analysis of Information Consumption on Twitter", proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Milan, Italy. December 2013.

Velichety, Srikar and Ram, Sudha, "The Science of Twitter Lists: Understanding Membership and Subscription through Network Analysis", Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS) 2013. Milan, Italy. December 2013. (Overall Best Paper Award Nominee).