Abhilash is an analyst on the IT Forum at EAB. During his time at EAB, Abhilash’s work has focused on business affairs, facilities, and IT governance. In particular, Abhilash has conducted research on topics such as administrative transformation, process improvement, and sustainability in higher education.
Prior to joining EAB, he earned a Master of Public Policy from the University of Connecticut while working in government in Connecticut and New York. Outside of work, Abhilash enjoys playing and watching basketball and soccer.
Abhilash graduated cum laude from the University of Connecticut with two bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Economics. He also has a Master of Public Policy from UConn.
Research & Insights
IT leaders are now grappling with how to effectively implement contact tracing technology and protocols on their campuses and ensure that data is being protected and ethically utilized. Although these new capabilities are still taking shape, we can glean some early lessons about the challenges and opportunities that contact tracing technology presents by reviewing how international and local governments have approached these tools.
In an age where laptops are arguably a student’s most important educational tool, institutions are witnessing firsthand how laptop programs address student access and equity issues. We analyzed laptop programs that pre-date COVID-19 and discerned three insights to inform how colleges and universities should design and administer laptop programs.