Dr. Prasad is a Research Professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. He received his Ph.D. in Economics and M.S. in Computer Science from Syracuse University. Previous positions include Professor of Economics at Florida State University and Research Officer at the University of Cambridge. His principal research focus is on the computability and complexity of individual decisions and economic equilibrium, innovation and diffusion of technology, and social influences on economic behavior.
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
Dr. Sunil Mithas is a professor in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and the author of the book Digital Intelligence: What Every Smart Manager Must Have for Success in an Information Age. He earned his PhD from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and an engineering degree from IIT, Roorkee. Before pursuing his PhD, he worked for nearly ten years in engineering, marketing, and general management positions with the Tata group.
Areas of Expertise
Shreevardhan Lele is a Clinical Full Professor at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Currently, he also serves as the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs – MBA Programs. In this capacity, he is the chief academic officer of the Smith MBA programs. Before joining the Smith School in 1997, he taught at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Dr. Ibrahim is a teaching professor who teaches courses in systems analysis and production management. Previously he taught at George Mason University and at Marymount College.
Peng Huang is an assistant professor in the Decisions, Operations and Information Technologies Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. His research interests include: 1) platform-based information technology and innovation ecosystem in the enterprise software industry; 2) how consumers search for information and make decisions in the context of electronic commerce, and its implication for public policy and firm strategy.
Il-Horn Hann, Associate Professor of Information Systems, teaches Managing Digital Business Markets at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. His research interest is in the intersection of IT and markets; recent projects include price competition in electronic markets, pricing in Name-Your-Own-Price markets, and online privacy. Another research interest of his is open source software. Il-Horn's papers have been published in Management Science, Journal of MIS, and Communication of the ACM.
Anand Gopal is Associate Professor and Van Munching Faculty Fellow at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. His research interests are broadly in technology platforms, contracts and entrepreneurship. He has specific projects in technology-based entrepreneurship, secondary markets for tech products, mobile platforms and healthcare.
Bruce Golden received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and his masters and doctoral degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the faculty of the University of Maryland Business School in 1976 and served as a Department Chairman from 1980 to 1996. Currently, Bruce is the France-Merrick Chair in Management Science in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. His research interests include heuristic search, combinatorial optimization, networks, and applied operations research.