Ritesh Chugh is an Associate Professor in Information and Communications Technology at Central Queensland University, Australia. His research as an information systems socio-technological expert focuses on the social role of emerging information systems and their influence on humans and organisations in real-world settings. He takes an inter-disciplinary approach to research under the overarching theme of information systems, including socio-technical aspects of systems management, social media, educational systems, and technology-enhanced learning. He has published extensively in high-quality refereed journals and contributed to several book chapters and conference publications.
Ritesh is an enthusiastic and committed academic who has received several teaching awards that recognise his teaching excellence, commitment to improved student outcomes and engagement in reflective learning and teaching activities.
Ritesh engages in public scholarship with the broader community, both nationally and internationally, on diverse socio-technology related topical issues via popular media platforms. He has been interviewed multiple times on radio talkback shows and received media attention in many outlets such as The Age, The Australian, The Conversation, SBS, Sydney Morning Herald and The Guardian for his work on various information systems-related topics.
Ritesh is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Australian Computer Society. On a casual note, his hobbies include philately and numismatics.