Sanjukta Das Smith received her PhD in operations and information management in 2007 from the University of Connecticut. She is an Associate Professor at University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, in the Department of Management Science and Systems. She is also the Director of the MS in Management Information Systems program. In 2016, she was awarded a three-year Dean’s Fellowship award, in recognition of all-round contributions to research, teaching and service at UB. Her research interests include resource allocation and contract design in cloud computing. Her research has been funded by Google, NSF and Huawei. She has published in journals such as INFORMS Journal on Computing (IJOC) and Information Systems Research (ISR). She serves as an Associate Editor (AE) for ISR and has also served as an AE at IJOC. She has served as a Guest Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly. She was a General Co-chair of the INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology 2014 in San Francisco.