Is Race a Factor in Facial Recognition Tech?

Facial recognition is the ability to scan, analyze, and recognize faces. It can come with complications – especially if you’re Black. That’s what Lauren Rhue, assistant professor of information systems at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has found. Her research shows facial recognition for emotions displays racial disparities.

Students Showcase Analytics Skills in Annual Consortium Datathon Sponsored by Deloitte

On April 19, 2022, the Smith Analytics Consortium proudly kicked off its third annual Datathon sponsored by Deloitte, one of the consortium’s closest industry sponsors. The 9-day-long, data-focused competition provided University of Maryland students the opportunity to use their problem-solving, analytical, and data visualization skills.

How To Use Data To Allocate Logistics Resources By Region

In a world of uncertainty, logistics firms must predict how many resources will be needed to achieve service objectives. According to the recent development of a statistical uncertainty model by Maryland Smith’s Ilya Ryzhov, predicting such costs is within reach.

What is the Future of Humanity?

How will new technologies and changes in the economic and political landscape in different countries affect humankind in the next 20 to 50 years? Maryland Smith’s G. “Anand” Anandalingam explores different facets of that question with an expert guest in each episode of his new podcast, Future of Humanity.

2022 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards

One of the world’s top schools for business research, Maryland Smith also is where students experience top-level teaching in a highly supportive community. Smith chronicles and celebrates this distinction at the end of each academic year by honoring its outstanding faculty and staff members with awards of excellence.

Summer Reading List 2022

Check out the 19th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, with recommendations from faculty members at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. This year’s list includes new and older books on the Fed, problem-solving, entrepreneurism, memory, vaccines, and human nature, plus fiction picks about saving the planet, war and international spies.

‘Maryland Business Adapts 21/22’ Speakers and Itinerary Set, Spaces Available

The Center for Global Business (CGB) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced the speaker lineup for Maryland Business Adapts 21-22 on Friday, June 3, 2022, at World Trade Center Baltimore.

A Look Into the Future of Business Operations

Imagine a future where 3-D printing is done in the back of a truck instead of a factory or a lab. The same truck is driverless, eliminating the risk of drivers getting tired and causing delays or accidents en route. The truck custom prints the product for each of the many customers on the truck route at the exact time when it arrives at each customer site. Companies are now at the forefront of testing such ventures, according to a new article by Maryland Smith’s Zhi-Long Chen.

3 Keys to Addressing Bias in Health Data and Algorithms and Why it Matters

Underserved and marginalized populations in the United States and across the world have long suffered from unequal access to the basic human need of healthcare based on factors that should not be relevant: race, gender, ethnicity, geographic location and income, says Maryland Smith’s Ritu Agarwal in a recent American Medical Association “Making the Rounds” podcast.

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