After more than 25 years of service to the University of Maryland, Alexander Triantis will step down as dean of the Robert H. Smith School of Business on Aug. 14, 2019. He will be joining the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business as dean. Ritu Agarwal, the Robert H. Smith Dean’s Chair of Information Systems and senior associate dean for faculty and research, will serve as interim dean beginning Aug. 15, while the university conducts a nationwide search for a permanent successor.
Peng Huang, associate professor in the Decisions, Operations and Information Technologies Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, received the Best Conference Paper Award at the 2018 International Conference on Information Systems for his research paper, “Does One Size Fit All? Theorizing Governance Configurations for Digital Innovation.” His was selected out of more than 1,200 submissions.
The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the Robert H. Smith School of Business announced that Sabari Karmegam, a PhD candidate in the department of decision, operations and information technologies, has been awarded $4,000 to support his research in international business. Kislaya Prasad, research professor and academic director of the CGB, will present Karmegam with the award at the Smith PhD Annual Awards Banquet on May 15, 2019.
Deloitte hosted seven faculty affiliates of the Smith Analytics Consortium for a meeting of the minds on Jan. 31, 2019, at the company’s Greenhouse in Washington, D.C.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has appointed professor Wendy W. Moe as associate dean of master’s programs. In her new role she will serve on the dean’s senior leadership team and oversee all MBA and specialty master’s programs.
The Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 UPS George D. Smith Prize.
Santiago Luna, the coordinator for the Center for Global Business at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, writes about the CIBE Case Challenge held November 7–11, 2018 at the University of Connecticut.
Bruce Golden, the France-Merrick Chair in Management Science at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been named as the recipient of the George E. Kimball Medal.
Ritu Agarwal, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, has received a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. The award represents the institution's highest honor to alumni who have achieved exemplary success in their respective fields.
Maryland Smith professor Peng Huang received the Sandy Slaughter Early Career Award from the INFORMS Information Systems Society during the group's annual meeting Nov. 4-7 in Phoenix. The award recognizes individuals on a path toward making outstanding intellectural contributions to the information systems discipline.