Maryland Smith’s Ritu Agarwal was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The honor is in recognition of her lifetime contributions to the profession and is reserved for only the very top academics and professionals in the field.
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.
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.
Consumer ‘Word-of-Mouth’ Study Cited for Long-Run Impact in Marketing Field Research into managing consumer word-of-mouth communication by David Godes, professor and chair of the Marketing Department at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. School of Business, has garnered an INFORMS Society for Marketing Science “Long Term Impact Award” for 2017.
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has recognized the research and teaching of S. Raghu Raghavan, professor of management science and operations management at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Raghavan was awarded the 2016 Prize for the Teaching of the Operations Research/Management Science Practice, plus the 2016 Telecommunications Section Best Paper Award, as part of the INFORMS annual meeting held Nov. 13-16, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.
The INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS) has named marketing PhD student Seoungwoo Lee of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business as a winner in its ISMS Doctoral Dissertation Competition for 2015. Lee’s work, “Free, Paid, or Freemium: Dynamic Versioning Decisions for Mobile Apps,” addresses how app publishers make versioning decisions and how app platforms can improve their commission structures to achieve mutual benefits.
The Information Systems Society of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has named Ritu Agarwal of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business a 2013 Distinguished Fellow for her outstanding intellectual contributions to the information systems field.
In November 2010, the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) will award its inaugural Undergraduate Operations Research Prize to John Silberholz ’10. For Silberholz, who earned his B.S. degrees in computer science and math summa cum laude, the award is a culmination of the research and professional development relationships he has built with the Robert H. Smith School of Business through his undergraduate career.
Firms Pay More to High-Skill Foreign IT Professionals than to their U.S. Colleagues, Shows Management Insights Study
HANOVER, MD, May 13, 2010 – Contrary to public assertions, IT professionals in the U.S. who are not citizens actually earned more than their American colleagues from 2000-2005 and therefore did not depress the salaries of American citizens, according to the Management Insights feature in the current issue of Management Science, the flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®).