Dr. Gaurav Dixit is a joint faculty in the Mehta Family School of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and a core faculty in the Information Systems Group in the Department of Management Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, one of the oldest technical institutions in Asia.

Gaurav’s research focuses on
Applied Machine Learning & Deep Learning in Social media, Web, Recommender Systems, and Finance domains
Business Value of IT/Analytics, IT Use and User Characteristics in E-Commerce
Decision Making in Sustainability, ICT, E-Commerce/E-Governance domains

His research articles have been published in leading academic journals and conferences like International Conference on Information Systems, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Academy of Management Proceedings, Information Technology for Development, Journal of Business Analytics, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Electronic Commerce Research, and Journal of Cleaner Production. Gaurav has executed research projects funded by public and private organisations such as SERB, ICSSR, NMHS, Fuzzy Logix, and IIT Roorkee. At IIT Roorkee, he usually teaches Deep Learning, Programming for AI, IT & Organization, Digital Transformation & Business, and Data Science & Big Data Analytics.

Gaurav started his professional career at Hewlett Packard (HP) as a software/systems engineer in 2007. His work at HP included product R&D in Network File System (NFS), Network Information Service (NIS), and High-availability (HA) clusters on HP-UX operating system. In 2014, Gaurav joined the Strategy Group at Sharda University, where he spent his time on Enterprise Software projects (LIBSYS, PeopleSoft, CampusLynx) and their implementation as Project manager on deputation.

Previously, Gaurav has taken courses as a visiting/guest faculty at the Indian Institute of Management Indore and NIFT Bangalore. He earned his doctoral degree (Information Systems) in 2014 from the Indian Institute of Management Indore and an engineering degree (B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering) in 2007 from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi. When he gets some free time, you may find him wandering in the Himalayas, exploring ancient mystical places.


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Dixit, G. (2022). How do localized socio-economic platform ecosystems emerge?: a mobile platform to bring the market to villagers in Himalayan forests, Information Technology for Development, DOI

Dixit, G., & Kushwaha, A. K. (2022). Algorithmic enhancements to identify predictable components from users’ data and a framework to detect misinformation in social media, Journal of Business Analytics, DOI

Rao, K., & Dixit, G. (2022). Genuineness of Social media Support: Role of languages and influencers in the Case of Farmers’ Protest in India. PACIS 2022 Proceedings, 248. LINK

Sengar, A., Sharma, V., Joshi, K., Agrawal, R., Dwivedi, A., Dwivedi, P., Sharma, P.K., Dixit, G., Goswami, G., & Barthwal, M. (2022). A fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process based analysis for prioritization of enablers to pine briquettes based energy generation in alignment with the United Nations’ sustainable development goals: Evidence from India. Biomass and Bioenergy, 165, 106580. DOI

Kaushik, V., Kumar, A., Gupta, H., & Dixit, G. (2022). A hybrid decision model for supplier selection in Online Fashion Retail (OFR). International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications, 25(1), 27-51. DOI

Dwivedi, A., Dwivedi, P., Joshi, K., Sharma, V., Sengar, A., Agrawal, R., Sharma, P.K., Dixit, G., & Barthwal, M. (2022). Local leader's impact on adoption of renewable energy generation technology by rural communities in the Himalayan region. Journal of Cleaner Production, 352, 131479. DOI

Dixit, G. (2020). Designing an IT Artefact to Enable a Sustainable Business Model for a Bio-Energy Program: Case of a Briquette Ecosystem. ICIS 2020 TREOs. 6. LINK

Agarwal, H., & Dixit, G. (2020, December). Information Technology Usage and Cognitive Engagement: Understanding Effects on Users’ Cognitive Processes. In International Working Conference on Transfer and Diffusion of IT (pp. 70-81). Springer, Cham. DOI

Dixit, G., & Bose, S. (2020, December). Trusting Social Media News: Role of Social Influence and Emotions Using EEG as a Brain Imaging Tool. In International Working Conference on Transfer and Diffusion of IT (pp. 463-474). Springer, Cham. DOI

Dixit, G., Joshi, K. K., & Sharma, V. (2020, December). ICT Platform-Enabled Socio-Economic Ecosystem in Himalayan Villages of India: The Case of a Forest Protection and Renewable Energy Production Project. In International Working Conference on Transfer and Diffusion of IT (pp. 3-14). Springer, Cham. DOI

Kaushik, V., Kumar, A., Gupta, H., & Dixit, G. (2020). Modelling and prioritizing the factors for online apparel return using BWM approach. Electronic Commerce Research, 1-31. DOI

Kumar, A., Wasan, P., Luthra, S., & Dixit, G. (2020). Development of a framework for selecting a sustainable location of waste electrical and electronic equipment recycling plant in emerging economies. Journal of Cleaner Production, 277, 122645. DOI

Sengar, A., Sharma, V., Agrawal, R., Dwivedi, A., Dwivedi, P., Joshi, K., Dixit, G., Sharma, P.K., & Barthwal, M. (2020). Prioritization of barriers to energy generation using pine needles to mitigate climate change: Evidence from India. Journal of Cleaner Production, 275, 123840. DOI

Kumar, A., & Dixit, G. (2019). A novel hybrid MCDM framework for WEEE recycling partner evaluation on the basis of green competencies. Journal of Cleaner Production, 241, 118017. DOI

Kumar, A., & Dixit, G. (2018). An analysis of barriers affecting the implementation of e-waste management practices in India: A novel ISM-DEMATEL approach. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 14, 36-52. DOI

Kumar, A., & Dixit, G. (2018). Evaluating critical barriers to implementation of WEEE management using DEMATEL approach. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 131, 101-121. DOI

Srivastava, S., & Dixit, G. (2018). Impact of business analytics on organizational outcomes: Role of analytical insights and usage. ICIS 2018 Proceedings. 10. DOI

Agarwal, H., & Dixit, G. (2017). M-commerce in smart cities: changing mindsets of individuals, organizations, and society. In Advances in Smart Cities (pp. 167-180). Chapman and Hall/CRC. DOI

Kumar, A., Dixit, G., & Prabhakar, D. (2016). Analyzing the factors affecting the sustainable municipal solid waste management (MSWM). Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 9(47), 1-7. DOI

Dixit, G., & Panigrahi, P. (2014). Information technology impact and role of firm age and export activity: An emerging economy context. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 17(3), 169-187. DOI

Dixit, G. (2014). Economic Impact of Information Technology in Firms with Different Ownership Structures. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2014, No. 1, p. 15455). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management. DOI

Dixit, G., Roy, D., & Uppal, N. (2013). Predicting India volatility index: An application of artificial neural network. International Journal of Computer Applications, 70(4). DOI

Dixit, G., & Panigrahi, P. (2013). Investigating determinants of information technology investments by indian firms. Journal of Information Technology Management, 24(3), 13. LINK


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