DO&IT Department News

June 15, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Gah-Yi Ban Wins INFORMS Operations Management Research Award
Maryland Smith’s Gah-Yi Ban won the 2021 Best Operations Management paper in Operations Research from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), an international society for practitioners in the fields of operations research, management science and analytics.
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June 10, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Elmaghraby Wins INFORMS Distinguished Service Award
Maryland Smith’s Wedad Elmaghraby, professor of operations management and management science, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for 2021 by the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) society.
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May 14, 2021
Undergrads Excel in ‘Renewable Energy’ Datathon

Industry Experts Help Coach, Evaluate Maryland Smith Students Through 2-Week Analytics Competition

A team of Maryland Smith undergraduates from an "Introduction to Optimization" class earned first place in the annual Datathon organized by the Smith Analytics Consortium (SAC) with support from Deloitte.

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April 30, 2021
Undergrad Duo Places First at KPMG Case Competition

During TechFest 2021, undergraduate students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took home top honors in the KPMG Excel Competition.

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April 28, 2021
At TechFest, Exploring Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

At Maryland Smith’s annual TechFest, speaker Jesse Hwang opened his presentation with a warning.

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April 16, 2021
Bjarnadóttir Earns Best White Paper Award

New research from Maryland Smith’s Margrét Bjarnadóttir that asks how organizations can leverage AI to build a more equitable workforce has been named the Best White Paper in the 2021 Wharton Analytics Conference.

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April 6, 2021
Students Invited to TechFest

Maryland Smith’s Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies is getting ready for TechFest. The annual forum brings together industry leaders who are at the forefront of addressing cybersecurity and privacy issues using modern tools.

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February 11, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Raghavan Heads NSF Research on Illicit Drug Trafficking

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November 19, 2020
Maryland Smith Seniors, Faculty among Merrill Presidential Scholars Program Honorees for 2020-21

Three pairs of Maryland Smith students-faculty mentors have been recognized among this year’s graduating class of University of Maryland Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars.

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November 11, 2020
Maryland Smith’s Fu Receives Federal Grant

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) recently awarded Maryland Smith professor Michael Fu a grant to continue his study of search methods for simulation-based optimization.

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