Summer Reading List 2024

The 21st Annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business offers diverse recommendations. Highlights include a memoir on AI advances, a book disputing free will, a Grover Cleveland biography, and a novel by Nobel Prize-winning Kazuo Ishiguro.

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.

Undergraduate Student Competition Puts Business Analytics into Action

Working on a real-world project and interacting with business professionals can bring out the best in students, and things get even more interesting when a prize is up for grabs.

Research.com Ranks 17 Maryland Smith Professors Among World’s “Best Scientists”

Research.com named 17 scholars from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in its latest “best scientists” ranking. The Smith School ranked No. 4 in the United States and No. 5 worldwide in the 2023 Business and Management university ranking, with 11 scholars on the list.

25 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 25 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

Optimizing RFID Technology for Utility Companies

Barring an unusually high bill, most of us pay our utility bills and don’t think much else of it. What many of us don’t know is utility companies, already low margin businesses, need to be highly efficient in reading our utility meters every billing cycle in order to avoid unnecessary costs.

Helping Drivers Take a Turn for the Better

Running into a one-way or no-left-turn street can be pretty frustrating as a driver. It’s an even bigger problem for vehicles responsible for mapping streets as well. But new research from Maryland Smith has a solution.

18 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 18 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

Improving Patient Health, One Amazon Alexa at a Time

Imagine a world where your Amazon Alexa checks on you to make sure you’ve taken your medication and alerts your provider with clinically important information. With the advent of new technology such as telehealth, a team of Maryland Smith researchers want to make this a reality, strengthening the connection between patients and providers.

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