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Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen, Ph.D.

Department of Geography, Professor and Chair

Specialty/Research Focus

Urban and regional analysis; International business: Foreign Direct Investment; High Technology and Regional Innovation; Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Sectors; Labor and societal impacts of information technology; Labor market and the aging workforce


  • 2009-2012: National Science Foundation. Online Privacy and Senior Citizens: A Socio-Technical Multi-Perspective Framework for Trustworthy Operations. Division of Information and Intelligent Systems. Co-PIs: H. Raghav Rao (Management), S. Bagchi-Sen (Geography), and S. Upadhyaya (Computer Science).
  • 2006-2009: National Science Foundation. Collaborative Research: Data-Driven Analysis of Interdisciplinary Research Teams. Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences. Co-PIs: Debra Street (Sociology), S. Bagchi-Sen (Geography), M. Farrell (Sociology).
  • 2006-2007: University at Buffalo-Interdisciplinary Research Development Fund. The Health Buzz: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Food Consumption. M. Trivedi (Marketing), S. Bagchi-Sen (Geography), M. Trevisan and J. Freudenheim (Public Health).
  • 2004-2007: National Science Foundation. Women and Cyber Security: Gendered Tasks and Inequitable Outcomes. Co-PIs: H. Raghav Rao (Management), S. Bagchi-Sen (Geography), and S. Upadhyaya (Computer Science). Division: Computer and Network Systems.
  • 2001-2004: National Science Foundation. The Role of R&D Alliances in Innovation: A Study of the Biotechnology Industry. Division: Anthropological and Geographic Sciences, Program: Geography and Regional Science.