Operations Management/Management Science (OM/MS)

Comprised of both analytical and empirical research to aid managerial decision-making in the design and management of an organization’s systems and processes through models and algorithms such as agent-based modeling, discrete-event simulation, network analysis, etc. within various industries. The Operations Management/Management Science area of specialization operates under the Department of Decisions, Operations and Information Technologies. Please note that this area of specialization requires their doctoral students to complete the graduate-level microeconomics sequence and econometrics sequence at UMD’s Department of Economics. Applicants should have completed the equivalent of three semesters of calculus, a semester of linear algebra, and a semester in differential equations.

OMMS Faculty Coordinator: Zhi-Long Chen

For additional information, please visit the DOIT academic department.



Daehoon Noh

University of California, San Diego

Ai Ren

SUNY New Paltz

Wenchang Zhang

Indiana University

Liyi Gu

Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzen

Debdatta Sinha Roy

Oracle, Inc

Liu Ming

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzen

Mustafa Sahin


Rui Zhang

University of Colorado, Boulder

Weiming Zhu

IESE, Barcelona

He Chen

University of Maryland

Stuart Price

Elder Research

Anna Devlin

University of Alabama, Huntsville

David Anderson

Villanova University

Ali Pilehvar

Liquidity Services, Inc.

Prem Swaroop

Dover Corporation

Dilek Gunnec

Ozyegin University

Yongjae Kim

South Korean Government Agency

Ming Zhong

American Express

Abhishek Pani

Bright Machines

Gisella Bardossy

University of Maryland

Ming Chen

George Mason University

Kiran Panchamgam

Oracle, Inc.

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