Dr. Adriane B. Randolph is director of the BrainLab and an Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University (KSU). She received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Department of Computer Information Systems at Georgia State University and a B.S. in Systems Engineering with Distinction from the University of Virginia (UVA). Prior to academia, Dr. Randolph worked for Accenture, a leading information technology and management consulting firm, implementing change management and human performance tools in the federal government sector in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Randolph’s research focuses on brain-computer interface systems which allow for non-muscularly controlled assistive technologies and reflect varying human mental states. As director of the KSU BrainLab, she is working to discover impactful solutions for brain-computer interfaces by uncovering the underlying characteristics that affect users’ control. Her work will be highlighted as part of the 2011 TEDxPeachtree event held in November. Other research interests include human-computer interaction and process improvement.
Dr. Randolph has been honored by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of “40 Under 40” Young Professionals on the Rise, as a member of Leadership Georgia, and as a person who is “transforming the world” in Entrepreneur Magazine. She has published several refereed papers including manuscripts in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, and the premier International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Dr. Randolph was a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Award Recipient, KPMG Ph.D. Project Doctoral Scholar, Georgia State University Dissertation Award Recipient, and Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Doctoral Scholar. She is currently a member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
In addition to her service for KSU, Dr. Randolph volunteers with the 21st Century Leaders Program, serves on the UVA Walter N. Ridley Scholarship Committee, and participates in numerous other initiatives for her Virginia alma mater. Dr. Randolph has always been interested in technology since graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia. In contrast to these right-brained ventures, she enjoys traveling, dancing, creating art, and spending time with her family.