|Faculty||Significant Projects (high impact and current relevance)|
Operations in Sharing Economies, Operations of Online Platforms, Product Development and Innovation, Marketing and Operations Interfaces
Online reviews of doctors, mHealth
I am a great fan of Network Models (they are pervasive in my research). Below is a non-exhaustive list of application and methodological areas of my research.
Applications: Auctions, Energy, Health Care, Social Networks, Logistics/Supply Chain, Telecommunications.
Methodology: Network and Combinatorial Optimization, Linear Programming, Integer and Mixed-Integer Programming Methods, Heuristics, Large-Scale Optimization.
My research focus has been on the utilization of large data sets for improved decision making. My work spans applications ranging from analyzing nation-wide cross-ownership patterns and systemic risk in finance to cost predictions, drug surveillance and practice patterns in health care. In addition I focus on people analytics, with a special focus on demographic paygaps and the best remedies to fight them.
Platforms and innovation ecosystems Knowledge-sharing platforms Threats of new entry in the IT industry
Taught a MOOC on Surviving Disruptive Technologies on Coursera 3 times
Helped launch the Smith School Online MBA Program
Chair of Blended and Online Learning Advisory Council
|Zhi-Long Chen||Working on several decision support tools for Shanghai, China based Baosteel, the third largest steel company in the world, to improve their production and logistics operations. This project involves a number of researchers in China, UK, and US. Several research papers are being revised or completed currently|
Presented the Keynote Lecture at the Serbian Operations Research Society
In a forthcoming book by Corberán and Laporte entitled Arc Routing: Problems, Methods, and Applications, a handful of recent legends of arc routing (the routing of vehicles over a
|Joseph Bailey||Edison Scholar at the USPTO (http://www.uspto.gov/blog/index.jsp#expanded_2014_edison_scholars_program)|
|Zeinab Karake||Working on a new book on Cyber Security Policies ans Strategies in Developing and Emerging Economies|
|Gordon Gao||Examining the role of empowered patients in managing their chronic disease and improving quality transparency|
Data driven examination of new health care payment models
Core faculty in the new Online MBA Program
|Sunil Mithas||New Book on the theme of innovation and transformation: Mithas, S. Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars: How to Excel, Innovate, and Transform Your Organization the Tata Way Finerplanet, North Potomac, 2014|