Yang Pan began the program in Fall 2012. Her research interests include data analytics. Yang's working paper explores the implications of product market threats and corporate governance for innovation in the high-tec sector and risk preference and portfolio returns in emerging markets.
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
Dongwon Lee began the program in Fall 2012. HIs research interests include online consumer behavior, health IT, user experience, human capital interaction, IT based service innovation, strategic IT alignment, information and knowledge sharing, and social network services.
Jorge Mejia began the program in Fall 2011. Jorge's research interests include media, big data, and unstructured data. His working papers explore physician online reviews, the role of pre-entry experience, incubation process, and incubation outcomes in new venture survival, the effects of online deals, how electronic medical alerts regain physician's trust. In addition, Jorge received a grant to participate in Start-Up Chile Incubator and received a grant from Smith's Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).
Weiguang Wang began the program in Fall 2014. His research interests are healthcare information technologies and big data. Weiguang's work has been featured by Computers in Human Behavior and Journal of Informatics.
Salman Aljazzaf started the program in Fall 2014. His research interests are Business value of IT and healthcare IT.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is happy to welcome nine new faculty members for the 2015-2016 academic year.
An author from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was showcased recently at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai for his book on Tata Group’s iconic transformation. The event for invited reporters included Tata Group senior executives.
Research into optimizing blood bank donations has garnered PhD student Tianshu Sun a finalist position in a math competition organized by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
Cybersecurity analytics was the theme of the Fifth Annual Business Analytics Workshop, held in College Park, Md., on Monday, May 18, 2015. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and IBM, the day-long workshop consisted of topics ranging from calculating cybersecurity investments to applying machine learning to cyber defense. The workshop provided ample time for questions from the audience and speakers delivered real-time solutions to some of the attendees.
In this segment of Smith Business Close-Up, host Jeff Salkin sits down with Sunil Mithas to discuss his new book, “Dancing Elephants and Leaping Jaguars.” It documents the leadership strategies and management interventions that drove Tata’s growth following the liberalization of the Indian economy in the early 1990s.