Mazhar Islam

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office GW 1 - Room 608
Phone 6122457146


MGMT 4010: Strategic Management (Undergraduate), MGMT 4610: Management of New Ventures (Undergraduate), MGMT 6030: Strategic Management(Master of Management), MGMT 7210: Competition & Strategy (Part-time MBA), and EMBA 7120: Managerial Perspectives (EMBA)


Minyuan Zhao (Wharton) & Mazhar Islam. Cross-regional R&D Collaboration and Local Knowledge Spillover. Forthcoming- Advances in Strategic Management Volume on Geography, Location and Strategy.

Mazhar Islam, Jacob Miller(Drexel), & Dennis Park (Drexel). But What Will it Cost Me? Private Costs of Participation and Open Source Software Development Conditionally Accepted at the Research Policy.

Mazhar Islam, Adam Frementh (Ivey,Western Ontario), & Alfred Marcus(Minnesota). Signaling by Early Stage Startups: US Government Research Grants and Venture Capital Funding. Second round revise and resubmit at the Journal of Business Venturing.

Education & Affiliations

Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Ph.D. in Strategic Management

New Jersey Institute of Technology, M.S. in Management

Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. MBA in Management of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. B.Tech.(Hons.) in Mining Engineering