Shreevardhan Lele is Ralph J. Tyser Distinguished Teaching Fellow of Business Administration 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.
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
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.
Education M.Sc (Tech), BITS Pilani, India M.S, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Ph.D, Carnegie Mellon University
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.
Guodong (Gordon) Gao is an associate professor in the Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. His research interests include IT's impact on Health care and innovation, and the transparency in service quality. His paper has been published or accepted at leading academic journals like Management Science, Information Systems Research, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Journal of Management Information Systems, and MIS Quarterly Executive.
Dr. Fu has a joint appointment with the Institute for Systems Research and an affiliate appointment with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, both in the Clark School of Engineering. He was named a Distinguished Scholar-Teacher at the University of Maryland for 2004-2005. His research interests include simulation modeling and analysis, operations management, applied probability and queueing theory, with application to manufacturing and finance.
Howard Frank was dean of the University of Maryland′s Robert H. Smith School of Business from 1997-2008. Frank is currently a professor of management science in the school's decision, operations and information technologies department. Frank led the transformation of the school's curriculum and research agenda, integrating core business disciplines with such subjects as information technology, supply chain management and e-commerce.