Raj Veeramani

Robert Ratner Chair Professor

Dr. Raj Veeramani is the Robert Ratner Chair Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with joint appointments in the College of Engineering and the School of Business. He is the founder and Executive Director of the campus-wide UW E-Business Institute and UW E-Business Consortium, which is Wisconsin’s leading university-industry partnership helping industry gain competitive advantage through e-business strategies and best practices. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of the UW Internet of Things (IoT) Lab, a campus-hub for university-industry collaboration focused on research and experiential learning with IoT technologies and applications.

Dr. Veeramani is an internationally recognized scholar, educator and business advisor. His expertise runs deep in several areas of business: e-business strategy, supply chain management, IT-business alignment, and building customer-centered organizations. Dr. Veeramani is recognized for his practical, real-world perspective. His work has embodied active collaboration with leading companies in a variety of industries, helping them develop e-business strategies and implementation roadmaps.

Dr. Veeramani has received numerous awards in recognition of his work. The American Society for Engineering Education named him as the inaugural recipient of the Isadore T. Davis Award for Excellence in Collaboration of Engineering Education and Industry. He has also received the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' Ralph E. Cross Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award and the Society of Automotive Engineers' Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award. Dr. Veeramani’s efforts and contributions to foster university-industry collaboration have also been recognized by former Wisconsin Governors Tommy Thompson, Scott McCallum and Jim Doyle.


February 3, 2015


Why We Need Diverse Perspectives in IoT – Experience from the University of Wisconsin-Madison IoT Lab

3 min read

We need to create more effective mechanisms for attracting and engaging a diverse group of students in technology.  In my work as an educator and collaborator with leading companies in a variety of industries, I have noticed a trend: that including women, minorities, and those pursuing non-STEM disciplines in Internet of Things (IoT) technology-related learning […]