School of Business









University of Redlands

School of Business


Avijit Sarkar Professor
University of Redlands
School of Business
1200 East Colton Avenue
PO Box 3080
Redlands CA 92373-0999


Contact Information



(909) 748-8783


105 Hornby Hall


Avijit Sarkar is Professor of Operations Management and Business Analytics at the University of Redlands, School of Business. He received his Ph.D. (2004) and M.S. (2002) degrees in Industrial Engineering from University at Buffalo - The State University of New York.


His research interests are in Examination of Patterns of Adoption and Diffusion of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) & Digital Divides, Business GIS, and Location Analytics with Geospatial Big Data. His research has appeared in journals such as Communications of the AIS, Telecommunications Policy, Journal of Geographical Systems, IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operational Research, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, and Computers and Operations Research.


At Redlands, Avijit teaches a variety of quantitative courses in business analytics, management science and operations management. He is a recipient of the University of Redlands Faculty Review Committee Awards for Outstanding Research (in 2010) & Outstanding Teaching (in 2009). Since July 2016, he is Director of University of Redlands School of Business Graduate Programs. He is also Director of the School of Business Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis (GISAB) since 2012.


Avijit is a member of AIS, INFORMS, and DSI. Presently, he is Secretary of SIGGIS of the Assoc. for Information Systems (AIS).