- Ph.D., Management and Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin, 2000.
- B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida, 1992. Major: Computer and Information Science, Minor: English
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
Ilya Ryzhov is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management in the Department of Decision, Operations and Information Technologies. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University in 2011. His research deals with the role of information in decision analysis, exploring the way in which new information influences and improves decision-making strategies. Information has an economic value that can be measured and balanced against other economic concerns as part of the decision-making process. Dr.
EducationPh.D., Production and Operation Management, Gazi University 1987. M.Sc., Statistics, Gazi University, 1983. B.A., Business Administration: Ankara Academy of Economics and Commercial Sciences, 1980.
Information Technology, High Performance Networking, Research and Education Networking and International Development, Design/Manufacturing, Information Systems Security
Professional Responsibilities and Activities
Louiqa Raschid received a Bachelor of Technology in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, in 1980, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, in 1987. She is a Professor in the Smith School of Business and holds a joint appointment with the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland in College Park.
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.
Sunil is an associate professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland in the Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Department. He earned his Ph.D. at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and an engineering degree from IIT, Roorkee. Prior to pursuing the Ph.D., he worked for about ten years in engineering, marketing and general management positions with Tata steel and Tata Ryerson.
He teaches core and elective courses in MBA and Executive MBA programs and a course in the PhD program at the Smith school.
Areas of Expertise
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.