Research

Operations Management Research

Research Environment

The structure of the Ph.D. program permits great flexibility, allowing custom-tailored courses of study emphasizing all areas of specialization within the department. In addition to our own faculty, students typically draw on the distinguished faculty and outstanding resources available throughout the University, most notably in economics, mathematics, industrial and systems engineering, computer science, and the Information Sciences Institute. The Center for Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) and the Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM) are also key resources to this program.

Recognized Research Authorities

The Operations Management faculty have served as senior editors and associate editors of premier management journals, including:

  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing and Service Operations Management
  • Naval Research and Logistics
  • Operations Research
  • Production and Operations Management

Faculty Honors

  • Fellows, Production and Operations Management Society
  • National Science Foundation Grants

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Statistic Research

Research Environment

Research by the statistics faculty emphasizes developing new methodology that grows out of business and public policy applications. In methodology, the statistics faculty's research covers a wide segment of the field of statistics including Bayes and empirical Bayes methods, data mining, categorical data, hidden state Markov models, classification rules, clustering methods, econometric and psychometric models, and general linear models. Applications include finance, marketing, real estate, health policy, defense system testing, computer science and discrimination in employment and in sentencing.

Recognized Research Authorities

The Statistics faculty members are among the leading authorities of Business Statistics worldwide. One senior Statistics faculty member plays a leading role in the profession's advice to the federal government on statistical methodology. In addition, Statistics faculty members have served as senior editors and associate editors of premier management journals, including:

  • Annals of Statistics
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association
  • The Econometrics Journal
  • Journal of Multivariate Analysis
  • Statistica Sinica

Faculty Honors

  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association; Noether Young Scholar Award; National Science Foundation Grants; National Science Foundation CAREER Award

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