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Rohit Valecha

PhD Student
Management Science and Systems Department

Education

PhD, Management, University at Buffalo, expected June 2014
MS, Computer Science, University at Buffalo
BS, Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo

Research

  • Emergency Response Management
  • Health Care 
  • Security and Privacy
  • Design Science

Selected Publications

Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Rao, H. R., Upadhyaya, S. 2012. "Design Principles for Emergency Collaborative Systems: A Situation Awareness Study of Buffalo Plane Crash". Proceedings of American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2012. Seattle, Washington

Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Rao, H. R., Upadhyaya, S. 2012. "Messaging Model for Emergency Communication". Proceedings of Midwest Association on Information Systems (MWAIS) 2012. Green Bay, Wisconsin

Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Rao, H. R., Upadhyaya, S. 2012. "Emergency Response System Design: An Examination of Emergency Communication Messages". Proceedings of Design Science Research on Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) 2012. Las Vegas, Nevada

Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Monteiro, J., Rao, H.R., Upadhyaya, S., Keerthana, B., Patel, M., Singh, A., Sharma, K. 2010. "A Prototype of a FIRE-RELATED EXTREME EVENTZ SYSTEM (FREEZ)". Proceedings of Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS) 2010. St. Louis, Missouri

Under Review

Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Rao, H. R., Upadhyaya, S. "An Investigation of Messaging for Emergency Response Systems". ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. Second Round

Valecha, R., Sudumbrekar, K., Sharman, R. "Modeling Language for Emergency Response Systems (MLERS)". Proceedings of Workshop on E-Business (WEB) 2012. Orlando, Florida

Valecha, R., Rao, H.R., Upadhyaya, S. "An Activity Theory Approach to Leak Detection and Mitigation in Personal Health Information (PHI)". Proceedings of Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012. Orlando, Florida

Valecha, R., Han, W., Parameswaran, S., Sharman, R. "The Effect of Security and Privacy Perception on Use of Internet for Health Information Search and Exchange: An Empirical Analysis of Cancer Patients Covered under Medicare". Proceedings of Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012. Orlando, Florida

Valecha, R., Sharman, R. "A Prototype of a Local Emergency Response System based on Multi-agent Conceptual Modeling Language". Proceedings of Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS) 2012. Orlando, Florida

Parameswaran, S., Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Rao, H. R., Singh, R., Singh, G. " A Prototype of a Patient Safety Knowledge Management System (PSKMS)". Proceedings of Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS) 2012. Orlando, Florida

Consortium/Symposium

Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Rao, H. R., Upadhyaya, S. 2012. "An Investigation of Collaborative Emergency Response Systems for the Elderly". Proceedings of Design Science Research on Information Systems and Technology (DESRIST) Consortium 2012. Las Vegas, Nevada

Valecha, R., Sharman, R., Rao, H. R., Upadhyaya, S. 2012. "Improving Emergency Dispatch Systems: An Exploration of the Effect of Resource Allocation on Message Exchange". Proceedings of Midwest Association on Information Systems (MWAIS) Symposium 2012. Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Awards, Grants, and Honors

  • Best Prototype/Demo Award for "A Prototype of a FIRE-RELATED EXTREME EVENTZ SYSTEM (FREEZ)". Proceedings of Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS) 2010. St. Louis, Missouri. Dec. 2010
  • Best Paper Award for "Messaging Model for Emergency Communication". Proceedings of Midwest Association on Information Systems (MWAIS) 2012. Green Bay, Wisconsin. May 2012

Industry Experience

Computer Programmer, International Education Research; NET Developer, U.S. Government; Software Developer, University at Buffalo