Decision, Operations & Information Technologies

Wedad J. Elmaghraby

Wedad J. Elmaghraby is an Associate Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland , College Park . Prior to joining the Smith School, she was an the faculty of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and NYU Stern School of Business in the Operations Management group. Her current research interests are (1) the design of competitive procurement auctions in business-to-business markets and (2) pricing in markets where buyers behave strategically.

Sean Barnes

Sean L. Barnes is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to joining the Smith School, he was completing his doctoral degree in the Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computation (AMSC) program in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland, College Park. His current research interests are modeling the transmission of infectious diseases, healthcare analytics, agent-based modeling, discrete-event simulation, and network analysis. 

Joseph P. Bailey

Bailey's research and teaching interests span issues in telecommunications, economics, and public policy with an emphasis on the economics of the Internet. This area includes an identification of the existing public policies, technologies, and market opportunities that promote the benefits of interoperability. Bailey is currently studying issues related to the economics of electronic commerce and how the Internet changes competition and supply chain management.

Pamela K. Armstrong

  • Ph.D., Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.S., Systems Engineering, University of Arizona

Frank B. Alt

Alt is a recipient of the Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence (1993 and 1996) and the Distinguished IBM-TQ Teaching Award (1994) from the Robert H. Smith School of Business. He was recognized with four stars in the Business Week GUIDE TO THE BEST BUSINESS SCHOOLS (1997) for his teaching performance in the MBA program. Alt’s research interests include statistical quality control, applied multivariate analysis, and forecasting with a particular interest and expertise in multivariate process control.


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