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Dr. Jatinder Gupta elected as president-elect of Decision Science Institute

College of Business Administration eminent scholar and professor Jatinder Gupta

Huntsville, June 22 (UITV)- The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced that its College of Business Administration eminent scholar and professor Jatinder Gupta has been named president-elect of the Decision Science Institute.

Gupta’s one-year term as president-elect began April 1. He will then become the DSI’s president on April 1, 2017, after which he will serve as the DSI’s immediate past president from March 31, 2018, until March 31, 2019.

Headquartered in Huston, Texas, the institute is an international professional association that advances the science and practice of decision making through its regional, national and international conferences and its two academic journals: Decision Sciences and Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education.

“Being elected and serving as president-elect is an honor for which I am thankful to my colleagues and friends at UAH and all over the world,” says Dr. Gupta, who also serves as the college’s associate dean for Graduate and Sponsored Programs and as the director of its Integrated Enterprise Lab.

A graduate of the University of Delhi, the Indian Institute of Technology and Texas Tech University, Dr. Gupta previously served on the DSI’s Board of Directors and as its vice president, and was president with both the DSI’s Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award in 2014 in honor of his 40-plus years of dedication to the association and the Distinguished Services Award from the Indian Subcontinent DSI (ISDSI) in 2013 for his continued outstanding contributions to its success.