Dr. Spurthy Dharanikota
Dr. Spurthy Dharanikota has joined IIM Bangalore with effect from August 08, 2022, as Assistant Professor in the Information Systems area. She holds the Young Faculty Research Chair at IIMB.
Spurthy Dharanikota, Ph.D., serves as an Assistant Professor in the Information Systems (IS) Area. Her current research interests include exploring, identifying, and resolving complex problems in the Human-Artificial Intelligence Collaboration and Health Informatics disciplines, using a combination of behavioral and analytical frameworks. Specifically, her most recent research models the collaboration between developers and bots in knowledge-intensive virtual communities like open-source software. In the healthcare informatics realm, her work on clinical trials for intelligent diagnostics has partly been funded by the Seattle Flu Study, Gates Ventures.
Dr. Spurthy has presented her research at major international conferences in the IS area and Health Informatics, including DESRIST, AMCIS, and AMIA. With experience in using quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to design research studies, she led and co-authored publications in peer reviewed IS and health informatics journals. She also actively engages in practical service to her area of interest as a reviewer for several major IS conferences and journals.