Lakshmi Iyer

Associate Professor and Director of ISSCM Graduate Programs

Honors, Awards, and Grants

Honors and Awards

2016 – Elected as Vice President of AIS SIGs and Colleges.

2015-16 – Harrold Notkin Research and graduate mentoring award (Nominee) – National Center for Women in IT.

2015 – Nominated for the News & Record Woman of the Year award.

2015 – National Center for Women in IT, Aspirations in Computing, Educator Award.

2013 – Nominated for Bryan Senior Teaching Excellence Award

2012 – Selected to participate in the 1st Leadership Institute at UNCG.

2011 – Iyer, L.S. Student Learning Enhancement Award, August 2011, UNCG.

2011 – Dr. Shirley Hall award from AAUW Greensboro Branch for exemplary contribution to enrich STEM education (technology part) for women.

2008 – International Conference on Design Science Research, Vinton G. Cerf Best Paper Award.

2007- International Conference on Design Science Research, Runner-up for Best Paper Award.

2006- International Conference on Electronic Governance, Best Paper Award for e-Government Macros Issues.

Teaching Excellence Award (Junior Faculty) – Bryan School of Business and Economics, UNCG, 2004.

Grants

  •  Iyer, L.S. Community Engaged Teaching -Triad Tech Savvy, American Association of University Women (National Level), 2015-16, Awarded: $5,000
  • Hodges, N., Watchravesringkan, K., Iyer, L.S., and Ramsey, A. “Cultivating Applied Technology Competencies among Undergraduate Students: Development and Assessment of Course Materials and Teaching Strategies,” Higher Education Challenge (HEC), USDA, Requested: $149,975.59 (not funded).
  • Iyer, L.S. Community Engaged Teaching “IT is for Girls” and “We Make IT” National Center for Women in IT, 2014-15, Awarded: $8000.
  • Iyer, L.S. and S. Sneha, “RISE (Recruit, Inspire, Support and Engage) IT for Social Good,” An intervention program for undergraduate female students in IT. National Center for Women in IT, Microsoft Research Academic Alliance Seed Fund, 2014-2015, Awarded: $10,000.
  • Loiacono, E.T. and Iyer, L.S. “Advancing Women in Information Systems Academia: Developing a Women’s Information Systems Network Workshop,” Elsevier Foundation. 2014-16, Awarded: $67,000.
  • Hodges, N., Iyer, L.S., and Watchravesringkan, K. “Bridging the STEM Gender Gap: Addressing Women’s Professional Development through Technology Education,” UNCG Regular Faculty Grant. Awarded: $3,000.
  • Shukla and Iyer, L.S. Community Engaged Teaching -Triad Tech Savvy, American Association of University Women (National Level), 2014-15, Awarded: $4,000.
  • Iyer, L.S. Community Engaged Teaching, “IT is for Girls” 2014-15, Awarded: $15,000.
  • Iyer, L.S. Raffaldini Website Project, Principal Investigator, Raffaldini Vineyards. 2014-15. Awarded: $8.646.
  • Iyer, L.S. Lincoln Financial Funds for “IT is for Girls Expansion,” 2013-14, Awarded: $20,000
  • Iyer, L and M.F. Shickedantz, Tech Savvy Grant, American Association of University Women (National Level), 2013-14, Awarded: $8,000.
  • Iyer, L. S., Common Wealth Brands, Framework for Technical Architecture and Development for CWB, Fall 2013, Awarded: $8,071.
  • Lincoln Financial Funds for “IT is for Girls Expansion,” Summer 2013, Amount: $20,000.
  • Pearson Education Funds for “IT is for Girls Camp,” for Summer 2013, Amount: $10,000.
  • Iyer, L. S., Common Wealth Brands, Developing a comprehensive IT Risk Management Policy for CWB, Fall 2012, Amount Awarded: $9,455.
  • Hodges, N., Iyer, L. S. , Watchravesringkan, K., & Ramsey, A., Technology Adoption and Use: A Qualitative Investigation of Product Lifecycle Management in the Apparel Industry , Dean’s Scholar Funds. Fall 2012. Amount Awarded: $3,000.
  • Iyer, L. S. & Amoako-Gyampah, K., Banner Intranet Project, Banner Pharma, Inc. Spring and Fall 2012. Amount Awarded: $9,015.
  • Iyer, L. S. & Singh, R., Syngenta Applied IT Projects, Syngenta, Spring, Summer and Fall 2012. Amount Awarded: $25,006.
  • Lincoln Financial Funding for “IT is for Girls Expansion,” Summer 2012, Amount Funded: $20,000.
  • Pearson Education for “IT is for Girls Camp,” for Summer 2012, Amount Funded: $10,000.
  • Iyer, L. UNCG Student Learning Enhancement award for ISOM Graduate Program Assurance of Learning Process. Spring 2011. Amount Awarded. $3,000.
  • Iyer, L (Principal Researcher). American Association of University Women (National Level). Awarded. “IT is For Girls Workshop” Co-Research Personnel: Zhao, X (UNCG) and M.F.Shickedantz (AAUW, GSO Chapter Member). Summer 2011 and Summer 2012. Amount Awarded: $10,000.
  • Iyer, L. S., Chow, A., Tate, S., & Zhao, X., Collaborative Research: GSE/RES: Persistence Research in Computing Education (PRiCE) – Examining Gender Differences in Computing Identity, GOV-National Science Foundation (NSF). NOT Funded, Amount Requested: 490,000.
  • Tate, S. & Iyer, L. S. , STARS Scaling project funding through UNC Charlotte, ISOM Department and Comp Science, NSF STARS Scaling project funding through UNC Charlotte, recipient of the NSF STARS Scaling award (www.starsalliance.org). The Students & Technology in Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Alliance’s objective is to broaden the participation of women, and under-represented minorities in computing. 2011-2013. Amount Funded: $16,000.
  • Iyer, L.S. Student Learning Enhancement Award, August 2011, UNCG.
  • Iyer, L.S. American Association of University Women (NC State and GSO Chapter Level). For 2nd IT is for Girls – Pilot workshop. Awarded January 2010. Amount Awarded: $800
  • Iyer, L & Ford. E. “Improving Health Care Quality through a Patient Portal: Enabling Change and Measuring Impact.” 2010,  McDowell Research Grant, UNCG. Amount Awarded: $3,000.
  • Iyer, L. UNCG Bryan Scholars Grant. Fall 2008. Streamlining the Management of Government Processes: A Digital Collaborative Approach for Development Approval. Amount Awarded: $3,000.
  • Iyer, L and J.L. Eatman. UNCG ATL Grant. Summer-Fall 2008. Developing strategies for active student learning: Effective use of laptops in classrooms. Amount Awarded: $6,000.
  • Iyer, L. Course Redesign Grant, Bryan School. Summer 2007. Redesign Business Computing I – Enhance Active Learning by a Technology Driven Classroom: Use of Laptops in Freshmen Only Class. Amount Awarded: $1,500.
  • Singh, R. and Iyer, L.S. “Syngenta Internship Program with ISOM Department” Continuing Five-Year grant from Syngenta, Inc. Amount approx $9000 per semester through December 2008, Awarded: August 2003-Summer 2008. Cumulative amount: $ 98,000.
  • External Proposal Development Incentive Program (EPDIP) Grant for “Intelligent Knowledge Exchange Architecture for the Digital Economy (IKEADE), UNCG, 2003-2004. (with Dr. Rahul Singh and Dr. Al Salam).
  • Teaching and Learning Center grant – for developing MBA eCommerce Strategy course, UNCG, 2001.
  • Faculty Enhancement Grant from the Bryan School of Business and Economics, UNCG. ( 2000-2001 and 1999-2000.)
  • Summer Research Excellence Grant from UNCG, 2000.
  • New Faculty Grant (1999-2000), UNCG.