AI Research Briefs

Finance professor Agustin Hurtado’s AI research highlights racial disparities in mortgage lending, while Information Systems researchers study AI chatbots' impact on mental health counseling. Marketing professor Michel Wedel explores predicting decisions via eye-tracking, and accounting professor Rebecca Hann examines AI’s evolving role in the accounting industry.

Smith School’s P.K. Kannan Earns EMAC Distinguished Marketing Scholar Award

P.K. Kannan, a distinguished marketing scholar at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been honored with the European Marketing Academy’s 2024 Distinguished Marketing Scholar Award, recognizing his significant contributions and impact in the field of marketing.

From Maryland Promise to Marketing Master: Smith Shady Grove Scholarship Student Shares Success Story

Ashlynn Battle ’24, a Maryland Promise Scholar and recipient of the Capital One Scholarship for Transfer Students, has excelled at the University of Maryland Shady Grove. Having just graduated with her undergrad degree, she's continuing with her master’s via the Plus 1 program, driven by her desire to support her family and give back.

Smith’s New Coil Initiative Is Bringing Global Experiential Learning Into the Classroom

Smith COIL Faculty Fellows, funded by federal grants, innovates business education by connecting University of Maryland students with peers abroad through COIL. Led by Rebecca Bellinger, this initiative pioneers collaborative online learning for global business courses, shaping the future of education.

Sports Professionals Talk the Globalization of Sports at the 2024 Maryland Sports Business Conference

Sports executives converged at the fourth annual Maryland Sports Business Conference, hosted by the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Learn how industry leaders discussed strategies for global expansion, fan engagement, and seizing future opportunities, including the 2028 Olympic Games.

Smith Hires New Marketing, Finance, Information Technology Faculty

Smith School welcomes five new faculty members for Fall 2024, including experts in marketing, finance, and information technologies. Daniel McCarthy, Xinying Hao, Cathy Chen, Tania Babina, and John Silberholz enhance the academic environment with their diverse research backgrounds and experience, enriching opportunities for students and researchers.

21 Smith School Professors Named Among Top 2% Scholars Worldwide

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business faculty shapes future leaders in classrooms and drives global impact through groundbreaking research. Recently, 21 professors were ranked among the top 2% most-cited scholars worldwide by Elsevier. Explore their influential contributions elevating knowledge and inspiring the next generation of business leaders.

AMA CEO Shares Vision for the Future of Marketing During CEO at Smith

Bennie F. Johnson, CEO of the American Marketing Association, shared insights on the marketing industry's future at the University of Maryland. Johnson discussed AI's role, data privacy, demand for versatile marketers, personal branding, and overcoming self-doubt. Discover his predictions and advice shaping the marketing landscape.

Smith School Revolutionizes AI Job Tracking with AI-Powered Tool

The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is leading the charge to understand how artificial intelligence is impacting jobs in the U.S. economy with the world’s first attempt to map the creation of AI-skilled jobs. The Smith School just launched UMD-LinkUp AI Maps, a dynamic tool that uses job posting data to analyze the spread of jobs requiring AI skills across the country – by sector, state and more granular geographic levels.

Groundbreaking AI Technology Uses People’s Eye Movements to Predict Their Decisions

Professor Michel Wedel and team introduce RETINA, an AI-driven eye-tracking innovation predicting decisions from eye movements in seconds. Detailed in 'Predicting Consumer Choice From Raw Eye‑Movement Data,' the technology offers insights for marketing and beyond.

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