Dipayan Biswas

Dipayan Biswas

Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing
Room: BSN 3218
Phone: 813-974-0797
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Dipayan Biswas, the Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing in the School of Marketing and Innovation, teaches an undergraduate-level course in basic marketing, a graduate-level course in brand management, and a PhD-level course in sensory marketing.

His key research interests are in the domains of sensory marketing and digital marketing, with focus on topics related to retailing, food, and health. His research has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research, the Journal of Marketing and the Journal of Marketing Research, among others.

He is an associate editor of the Journal of Marketing Research and on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Consumer Research and the Journal of Marketing. He is also an associate editor of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Retailing, and Journal of Public Policy and Marketing

He has been the principal investigator for a grant funded by the USDA (for $22,049) and a co-investigator for a grant funded jointly by NSF and EPA (for $181,851). In addition, he has received research awards/grants from the Association for Consumer Research, the American Marketing Association, the Academy of Marketing Science and the Society for Marketing Advances.

His interviews and research have been featured extensively in the media, by over 200 media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox, NBC, NPR, BBC, U.S. News & World Report, Men's Health and Women's Health magazines and the Tampa Bay Times, among others.

Biswas has collaborated on research with several companies in the United States, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, France and India. He has also been invited to present his research at LMU-Munich (Germany), Bayreuth University (Germany), WU (Austria), Linnaeus University (Sweden), the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), RWTH Aachen University (Germany), the Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg (Germany), Yale University (Customer Insights Conference), New York University (Practitioner/Academic Multi-Channel Retailing Conference), NEOMA Business School (France), the University of Tromsø (Norway), Indian School of Business (India), and Tampere University (Finland), among others. 

Biswas earned a PhD in marketing from the University of California, Irvine, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.


  • MAR 3023 - Basic Marketing
  • MAR 7931 - Sensory Marketing


  • Biswas, Dipayan; Hartmann, Patrick; Eisend, Martin; Szocs, Courtney; Vanessa Apaolaza, Erik Hermann, Cristina Lopez, and Adilson Borges (2022), “Caffeine's Effects on Consumer Spending,” Journal of Marketing, forthcoming.

  • Ruta, Ruzeviciute; Kamleitner, Bernadette; and Biswas, Dipayan; (2020), “Designed to S(m)ell: When Scented Advertising Induces Proximity and Enhances Appeal,” Journal of Marketing Research, 57 (2), 315-331
  • Biswas, Dipayan and Szocs, Courtney; (2019), “The Smell of Healthy Choices: Cross-Modal Sensory Compensation Effects of Ambient Scent on Food Purchases,” Journal of Marketing Research, 56 (1), 123-141.
  • Biswas, Dipayan; Szocs, Courtney; and Abell, Annika; (2019) “Extending the Boundaries of Sensory Marketing and Examining the Sixth Sensory System: Effects of Vestibular Sensations for Sitting versus Standing Postures on Food Taste Perception,” Journal of Consumer Research, 46 (4), 708-724. 


  • Associate Editor, Journal of Marketing ResearchJournal of the Academy of Marketing ScienceJournal of Retailing, Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.

  • Member, editorial review board of Journal of Consumer Research and Journal of Marketing.

  • Chair, co-chair of three PhD students all of whom have been published in UTD journals, received external grants and have been appointed to positions at PhD granting, R1 universities.