DUTTA Kaushik

Associate Professor
BS Electrical Engineering (Jadavpur University)
MS Computer Science (Indian Statistical Institute)
PhD Management, Information Systems Specialization (Georgia Institute of Technology)


Dr. Kaushik Dutta is an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Systems in School of Computing. Prior to joining NUS, Dr. Dutta was an Associate Professor at College of Business, Florida International University. Dr. Dutta has 12+ years of academic experience including executive and professional MBA teaching. Additionally Dr. Dutta has been involved with many startups funded by blue chip VCs.

Research Interests

  • Energy efficiency of IT infrastructure and applications
  • Data Mining and big data management
  • Mega-scale IT infrastructure

Current Projects

  • Energy efficiency of IT applications
  • Data mining in cloud based systems

Selected Publications

Building a Scalable Database-Driven Reverse Dictionary - IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering - Volume: PP Issue:99 by On page(s): 1 - 1, ISSN: 1041-4347 by R. Shaw, A. Datta, D. VanderMeer, K. Dutta

Extending Agile Principles to Larger, Dynamic Software Projects: A Theoretical Assessment - Journal of Database Management - 22(4), 73-92, October-December 2011, by D. Batra, D. VanderMeer, K. Dutta

A Cost-based Database Request Distribution Technique for Online E-Commerce Applications, Accepted for MIS Quarterly by D. VanderMeer, K. Dutta, A. Datta

Balancing agile and structured approaches to manage large distributed software projects: A case study from the cruise line industry. Communications of the AIS, 2010, 27(1), 379-394. by D. Batra, W. Xia, D. VanderMeer, K. Duta

SOA Performance Enhancement through XML Fragment Caching - Information Systems Research, Published online before print September 15, 2011, doi: 10.1287/isre.1110.0368 by A. Dutta, K. Dutta. Q. Liang, D. VanderMeer

Modeling of Financial Supply Chain - European Journal of Operational Research. Volume 211, Issue 1, Pages: 47-56 (2011) by S. Gupta, K. Dutta

Cost-Based Decision-Making in Application Virtualization Environments - European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 210, Issue 2, 16 April 2011, Pages 344-357 by K. Dutta, D. VanderMeer

Using Data Mining Techniques to Discover Systematic Biases in Missing Data - ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, July, 2010, Volume: 2, Issue: 1, Pages: 1-19 by M. Tremblay, K. Dutta, D. VanderMeer

Maximizing Business Value by Optimal Assignment of Jobs to Resources in Grid Computing - European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 194, Issue 3, 1 May 2009, Pages 856-872 by S. Kumar, K. Dutta, V. Mookerjee

Applying Learner Centered Design Principles to UML Sequence Diagram-Journal of Database Management, 2009, Vol. 20, Issue 1, 25-47 pages by D. VanderMeer, K. Dutta

Workload-based Generation of Administrator Hints for Optimizing Database Storage Utilization - ACM Transactions on Storage, Vol. 3, No. 4, Article 16, February 2008 by K. Dutta, R. Rangaswami, S. Kundu

ReDal: Request Distribution for the Application Layer - IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Volume 18, Issue 11, November, 2007, Page 1516-1528 by K. Dutta, D. VanderMeer, H. Thomas, A. Datta, K. Ramamritham

Controls As a Sharable Knowledge Commodity: An Architecture for Open Exchange - INFORMS Journal of Group Decision and Negotiation, Volume 16, Number 2, March, 2007, Pages 143-167 by R. Lee, K. Dutta, K. Henry, V. Nguyen

A Fast Method for Discovering Critical Edge Sequences in Ecommerce Catalogs - European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 181, Issue 2, September 2007, Pages 855-871 by K.Dutta, D. VanderMeer, A. Datta, P. Keskinocak, K. Ramamritham

Linearized Model of Object Caching and Heuristic Solution - IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part C: Applications and Reviews, Volume 37, Number 5, September 2007, Page 815-826 by K. Dutta, H. Thomas, A. Datta, P. Keskinocak

Optimization in Object Caching - INFORMS Journal on Computing, Volume 18, Issue 2, Spring 2006, Page 243-254, by K. Dutta, S. Soni, S. Narasimhan, A. Datta

Proxy-Based Acceleration of Dynamically Generated Content on the World Wide Web: An Approach and Implementation, ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), Volume 29, Issue 2, June 2004, Pages 403-443 by A. Datta, K. Dutta, H. Thomas, D. VanderMeer, K. Ramamritham

World Wide Wait: A Study of Internet Scalability and Cache Based Approached to Alleviate it, INFORMS Management Science, Volume 49, Issue 10, October 2003, Pages 1425-1444 by A. Datta, K. Dutta, H. Thomas, D. VanderMeer

Mobile User Recovery in the Context of Internet Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Volume 2, Issue 2, April-June 2003, Pages 132-146 by D. VanderMeer, A. Datta, K. Dutta, K. Ramamritham, S. Navathe

Accelerating Dynamic Web Content Generation, IEEE Internet Computing, Volume 6, Number 5, September 2002, Pages 27-36 by A. Datta, K. Dutta, K. Ramamritham, H. Thomas, D. VanderMeer

An Architecture to Support Scalable Online Personalization on the Web, Very Large Database Journal, Volume 10, Number 1, August 2001, Pages 104-117 by A. Datta, K. Dutta, D. VanderMeer, K. Ramamritham, S. Navathe


  • IS4102 E-Business Capstone
  • IS2150 E-Business Design and Implementation