Business Leaders’ ‘Enormous Role’ in Cybersecurity Compliance

Tremendous opportunity for business students lies in an emerging and needed interdisciplinary approach to “making cyber and law work together.” This, according to privacy and cybersecurity attorney Kirk Nahra in delivering the Ira H. Shapiro Memorial Lecture as part of the 18th Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective.

25 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 24 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

Hann Recognized as a University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher

Since arriving at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in 2008, Rebecca Hann has remained steadfast in her mission to positively impact her students and the world with her research. Those efforts recently earned her the University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher award.

Smith Researcher Leading NSF-Funded, Data-Driven Fight Against Pandemics

Dean’s Professor of Information Systems Louiqa Raschid at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is principal investigator for a new, $1 million predictive analytics project to develop sophisticated predictive models and best communication practices to combat future pandemics.

Several University of Maryland Researchers Meet at Smith to Talk Climate Finance

Supply chain risks from weather and climate, financing infrastructure risk reduction, and how measurement affects management when it comes to climate reporting were among the topics discussed at the Smith School on October 27 and 28, 2022. Roughly 30 participants, including University of Maryland professors, students, and representatives from financial institutions like the World Bank, T. Rowe Price, and PricewaterhouseCoopers were in attendance. 

Faculty Members Earn Distinction at 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Smith Chair of Management Science Michael Fu, was presented with the George E. Kimball Medal for recognition of distinguished service to the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the operations research profession and that of management sciences.

Smith’s Michael Fu Part of $1M NSF Grant Targeting Kidney Trafficking Networks

Smith Chair of Management Science Michael Fu at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is co-PI for a new four-year National Science Foundation grant focused on understanding how kidney trade networks work and how they evolve—critical for developing ways to curtail illegal transplants worldwide.

UMD Smith and Deloitte Launch Initiative to Expand AI Study and Outreach Opportunities

The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland (UMD) has joined Deloitte to launch the Deloitte Initiative for AI and Learning (DIAL), an artificial intelligence (AI) research initiative to help expand learning and development opportunities for faculty and students across the university’s various colleges.

Five Smith School Projects Get Nearly $73,000 in 2022 Teaching and Learning Innovation Grants

Seven professors with the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business who are working on projects that show the promise of significant impact on experiential learning, are being given the funds to turn their proposals into reality. The new Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant Initiative is a multi-million dollar effort that is supporting nearly 90 academic programs throughout the university during this 2022-2023 academic year. It’s quite an accomplishment for Smith to have nearly 10 professors recognized by the program.

Smith, UMD Experts to Discuss New Approach to Quantifying Financial Impacts of Climate Change

Experts from the University of Maryland and the investment management firm Conning will discuss a new approach to modeling climate risk to financial markets, in a free webinar at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, hosted by the Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at UMD’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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