Harpal Dhillon


Emeritus Professor of Business Administration and MIS


  • PhD University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • MS Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Area of Expertise & Research Interests

In addition to sustained involvement in research focused on ‘continuous improvement, in higher education through results-driven strategic planning, curriculum development and evaluation, and employment-market responsive degree program offerings, I am involved in a few other areas of research and consultation.

My current and past research and consultation activities include:

  • Utilization of Information technology (IT) in provision and management of health care (telemedicine, electronic medical records, and HIPAA compliance)
  • Utilization/application of IT for on-line instruction delivery, and paperless class management
  • Supply-chain Management and Lean Project/Operations Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Technology-transfer in the domain of cutting-edge technologies (nanotechnology, fuel-cell technology, and photovoltaics)
  • Competency-based Higher Education
  • Results (outrcomes0-Driven Strategic Planning & Budgeting
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence/Heuristics/Expert Systems