Ritu Agarwal, founder and director of the Center for Health Information and Decision Systems and professor and the Dean’s Chair of Information Systems, will discuss her recent study, “The Benefits of Combining Data with Empathy,” in an e-chat hosted by All Analytics, an online community for information management, business intelligence and analytics.
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
A Smith professor’s research proposal on how to improve quality transparency in healthcare and inform consumer choice has won a prestigious award from the National Science Foundation.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Improved customer service driven by robust competition lies ahead of the new U.S. Airways-American Airlines merger, says Michael Ball, a University of Maryland expert on transportation systems and airport operations.
Feb. 21, 2013; Feb. 24, 2013
American Airlines and US Airways are said to be ironing out the details of a merger that would create the world’s largest carrier. What could a deal mean for the industry, airports and passengers?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Mike Ball talks about the impacts of a mega merger in the airlines industry.
Professor Emeritus Saul Irving Gass passed away on March 17, 2013.
University-developed technologies have long been a rich entrepreneurship source for spinning out companies. At the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, one professor’s work has helped create a solution to manage relief efforts for large-scale disasters.
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 7, 2013, 7:30 a.m.
The digital age has changed education, including making it easier than ever to make content available to the masses through free online courses. These Massive Online Open Courses – MOOCs – are a growing trend in education and University of Maryland is part of the movement.
Henry “Hank” Lucas, Smith School professor of information systems, is taking on a new challenge: educating 10,000 students on surviving disruptive technologies — all at once.
Information systems faculty from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and such universities as Carnegie Mellon, Emory, Purdue, Georgia Tech and New York University gathered in Van Munching Hall for the 2013 IT Teaching Workshop.
Michael Ball is the Senior Associate Dean and Dean's Chair in Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He also holds a joint appointment within the Institute for Systems Research (ISR) in the Clark School of Engineering. Dr. Ball received a BES in Engineering Science in 1972 and an MSE in Operations Research in 1972 from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Operations Research in 1977 from Cornell University.