PhD in Business Administration, Columbia University
ME in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science
BE in Engineering, Madras University, India
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Balachandra’s research interests include outsourcing and offshoring technology, project management, R&D management, new product development, and technological forecasting.
Industry & Academic Experience
Prior to joining the D'Amore-McKim School of Business faculty in 1980, Professor Balachandra taught at the University of North Carolina, Boston College, and the Indian Institute of Management.
Services to the Profession
Professor Balachandra is a member of numerous professional and honorary societies, including the Academy of Management, and the American Institute for Decision Sciences. He was also a department editor for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
Awards & Recognition
Fulbright Professor, Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal University, Manipal, India, Jan -June 2007. During this time organized workshops for the faculty on Research Methodology, Case Teaching and Case Writing. Visited a number of educational institutes and developed relationships with some major management schools in India.