The Information Systems Society of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has named Ritu Agarwal of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business a 2013 Distinguished Fellow for her outstanding intellectual contributions to the information systems field.
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
Professors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business -- Sean Barnes, assistant professor of operations management, and Bruce Golden, The France-Merrick Chair in Management Science -- have developed a framework to help prevent costly and deadly infections acquired by hospitalized patients.
Drawing Smith to Pedagogy’s Cutting Edge
Educause Taps Hank Lucas’ Insight to MOOCs, Learning Technology
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is in an international spotlight for course delivery technology, thanks in part to media attention to Professor of Information Systems Hank Lucas’ pioneering work in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
Brian S. Butler is an Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies and in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland where is he is the Director of the Master of Information Management (MIM) Program and the Director of the Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI).
College Park, Md. – September 10, 2013 – The undergraduate business program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business jumped to No. 18 in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,” published today. The Smith School placed 8th among public universities and again ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories. Smith’s Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management/Logistics programs are listed among the nation’s top 10, and a total of seven areas are listed among the nation’s top 25.
At the helm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for nearly six years, Chet Burrell finds himself poised at the forefront of health care reform in the U.S. The intersection of health care and business has never been more important, which is why you should join Burrell for this year’s first CEO@Smith presentation.
Hear first-hand from the mid-Atlantic region’s leading health benefit services provider, then get answers to your own questions during the later Q&A segment.
Dinner will be provided. Business attire is suggested.
Dr. Margrét Vilborg Bjarnadóttir, is an Assistant Professor of Management Science and Statistics in the DO&IT group. Dr. Margrét Bjarnadóttir graduated from MIT's Operations Research Center in 2008, defending her thesis titled "Data Driven Approach to Health Care, Application Using Claims Data". Dr. Bjarnadóttir specializes in operations research methods using large scale data. Her work spans applications ranging from analyzing nation-wide cross-ownership patterns and systemic risk in finance to drug surveillance and practice patterns in health care.
Shawn Mankad is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Decision, Operations and Information Technologies. He received a B.S. in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD in Statistics from the University of Michigan in 2013. His research develops new methodology for visualization and pattern extraction within vast quantities of data. The motivation and application areas for his research arise from network analysis, and financial and health care analytics. Dr.
Released in January 2012, Sunil Mithas’ new book, “Digital Intelligence: What Every Smart Manager Must Have for Success in an Information Age,” lays out the information you need to know about IT to succeed in business.