Nripendra P Rana is an Associate Professor in the School of Management. With an academic and professional background in Mathematics and Computer Science and with PhD in Information Systems, his current research interests focus primarily upon adoption of emerging and cutting edge technology in general and e-government, m-government, e-commerce and m-commerce systems in particular. His work has been published in leading academic journals such as European Journal of Marketing, Information Systems Frontiers, Government Information Quarterly and Computers in Human Behaviour. He developed, taught and assessed undergraduate and postgraduate modules on information systems such as Business Information Systems, Contemporary Issues in Information Systems and E-Business, Global E-Business. He has presented his research in international conferences and workshops including ECIS, PACIS, AMC, IFIP EGOV, IFIP WG 8.6, UKAIS and tGov Workshop. He also possesses a prior teaching experience in the area of computer engineering and applications at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and an experience of software development and leading successful software projects in a multinational company in India.