Louiqa Raschid

<p>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.</p>

Raschid Receives NSF Funding to Improve Supply Chain Knowledge Networks for COVID-19 Medical Supplies

A Maryland Smith expert in data science and data management has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve supply chain networks used for critically needed medical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.

Louiqa Raschid, a professor of information systems in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is principal investigator of the $90K award. The funding comes from the NSF Rapid Response Research initiative, which aims to mobilize the scientific community in response to the current coronavirus pandemic.

Reacting to COVID-19, and Planning for Future Pandemics

SMITH BRAIN TRUST  With every crisis comes a complex and unique set of challenges. During COVID-19, slow adoption of key data gathering techniques and supply chain issues have made efforts to combat the pandemic more difficult than they already were.

Maryland Smith’s Louiqa Raschid says the failure to adopt widespread contact tracing and supply chain tracking poses key challenges from a data management perspective.

NSF Awards $1M to Develop Open Knowledge Database for Business

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to a multi-institutional team that includes a UMD business professor to help develop an open knowledge database to benefit entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Louiqa Raschid, a professor of information systems in the Robert H. Smith School of Business with an appointment in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, is a co-principal investigator on the project.

Fearless Idea 18: Avert Financial Crises

Smith School information systems professor Louiqa Raschid learned valuable lessons from her involvement in developing the Sahana Open Source system for natural disaster recovery management that was used effectively for such events as Superstorm Sandy. Currently, she’s leading an effort to monitor and avert a different disaster type  a financial crisis. She is helping to organize and direct research teams of academics and industry experts from the likes of Thomson Reuters and IBM as they develop "a global identifier system." Read more...

Louiqa Raschid

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.

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