Merrick School of Business






University of Baltimore


Rajesh Mirani, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Information Systems & Decision Science

Office:    Business Center 458
Phone:    (410) 837-5261
Fax:        (410) 837-5722
E-mail:    rmirani@ubalt.edu

Dr. Rajesh Mirani

Dr. Rajesh Mirani has served on the information systems faculty of the Merrick School for twenty-eight years. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate business students, in class as well as online. His teaching expertise and experience range from courses with a managerial bent to others technical or quantitative in nature. He has independently created and designed several courses, particularly in the former category. On occasion, he has designed and delivered customized courses to specialized professional audiences. In the classroom, he enjoys employing real case studies to convey lessons from the business world to his students.

Dr. Mirani also conducts research studies to identify and investigate various organizational issues entailed in the development, implementation and use of information systems. His current research projects fall into two sets of studies. In a recently concluded set, he has investigated the factors that affect the success of IT offshoring endeavors. In the other, ongoing set, he is independently evaluating the effectiveness of the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Programs established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Dr. Mirani’s research papers have been published in a variety of well regarded journals. His more recent publications have appeared in outlets such as ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (ACM TMIS), Journal of Healthcare Information Management, International Journal of Information Management (IJIM), Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research (JITCAR), and Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce (JOCEC).

Dr. Mirani has often represented the Merrick School and UB on various technology-related boards, committees, conferences, and events. Some of these include the MBNA e-Learning Center Advisory Board, the RFP committee for e-learning services, the Information Management Advisory Committee (IMAC), the Online Learning Planning Committee, USM's "Pedagogy Using Technology Day," etc. He has also provided consulting services to local and state government agencies such as the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), and Baltimore City Department of Social Services (BCDSS).

Dr. Mirani was a 2013 recipient of the Mary and William G. Baker Faculty Fellowship Award. In 2009, he received the Merrick School's Turner Service Medallion and the Dean Costello Service Award. He was also the recipient of this latter award in 2006 and 2001, the Black and Decker Research Award in 2008, and a special recognition award from BCDSS in 2002.

Dr. Mirani served as Co-Chair of the UB-Towson MBA Redesign Committee in AY 2014-2015, and Chair of the Merrick School Mission Task Force in AY 2015-2016. He served as President of the Merrick School Faculty Senate in AYs 2017-18, 2016-17 and 2015-16, and before that in AY 2007-2008 as well as AY 2008-2009. He continues in this position in AY 2018-2019.


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