Professor Alberto Espinosa is the chair of the Information Technology Department, a professor of information technology, and a Kogod research professor. His research focuses on coordination and performance in global technical projects that span multiple global boundaries, particularly distance and time zones. Espinosa employs a multiple-method approach in his research, including theoretical, lab experiments, qualitative studies, and survey methods, but his primary focus is on on-site field studies in large technical organizations. His work has been published in leading scholarly journals, including Management Science; Organization Science; Information Systems Research; Journal of Management Information Systems; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management; Communications of the ACM; Information, Technology & People; and Software Process: Improvement and Practice. He has coauthored the book I’m Working While They’re Sleeping: Time Zone Separation Challenges and Solutions. His work has also been published in book chapters and leading academic conference proceedings, and he is a frequent presenter at those conferences. Espinosa has several years of working experience as a design engineer and senior manager with international organizations.
PhD and MS in Information Systems, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University; MBA, Texas Tech University; BS in Mechanical Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru