K-State Salina

2310 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401-8196



Dr. Siny Joseph

 Siny Joseph

Assistant Professor of Economics

Academic Department

  • Department of Arts, Sciences, and Business

Contact Information

  • Email: siny@k-state.edu
  • Telephone: 785-826-2902
  • Fax: 785-826-2627

2310 Centennial Road
Kansas State University Salina
Salina, KS 67401- 8196

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Environmentally Sustainable Computing
  • Food Policy


  • Ph.D. in Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.S. in Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.B.A. in Marketing, West Bengal University of Technology (India)
  • B.E. in Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Gujarat University (India)

Select Publications

  • Joseph, S., Namboodiri, V., and Vishnu Dev (2014). "Towards Environmentally Sustainable Mobile Computing through an Economic Framework," IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, in press.
  • Joseph, S., Lavoie, N., and Julie A. Caswell (2014). "Implementing COOL: Comparative Welfare Effects of Different Labeling Schemes." Food Policy, Vol. 44, pp 14-25, February
  • Namboodiri, V., Aravinthan, V., Joseph, S., Sawan, E., and Ward Jewell. (2013) "Five Heads are Better than One---An Inter-Disciplinary Graduate Course on Smart Grids: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities," IEEE Power and Energy Society Magazine - Special Issue on Collaborative Smart Grid Education, pp. 44-50, January.
  • Namboodiri, V., and Siny Joseph (2012). Handbook of Energy-Aware and Green Computing. Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2012. Chapter "Towards Sustainable Portable Computing," Edited by Ishfaq Ahmed and Sanjay Ranka.
  • Namboodiri, N.V., and Siny Joseph (2007). Challenges to Sustainable Agri-Food Systems. I.K. International Publishing House. Chapter "Participatory Natural Resource Management: Community based Rainwater Harvesting System in Gujarat," Edited by P.G. Chengappa, N. Nagaraj and R. Kanwar, pp 285-292.
  • Caswell, J. A., and Siny Joseph (2007). "Consumer Demand for Quality: Major Determinant for Agricultural and Food Trade in the Future?" Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development. Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp 99-116.