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Center for Business Analytics Research

Faculty and Staff

 

Mazhar Arikan
Associate Professor
785-864-8011
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3134

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, Purdue University (2011)
  • M.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Miami (2005)
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2002)
Dave Byrd-Stadler
Undergraduate, MAcc and MBA Career Advisor
785-864-8047
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2138

Area

Administration
(Dean's Office)

Steve Hillmer
Area Director - Analytics, Information, and Operations Management, Professor
785-864-7549
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3113

Academic Area

Decision Sciences and Business Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (1976)
  • Master's, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1974)
  • Bachelor's, Drake University (1971)
Kissan Joseph
Area Director - Marketing and Business Law, Professor and Stockton Fellow
785-864-7535
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2182

Academic Area

Marketing

Education

  • Ph.D. in Marketing (major field) and Econometrics (supporting field), Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University (1992)
  • M.S. in Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi (1985)
Suman Mallik
Associate Professor
785-864-7591
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3164

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ph. D. in Operations Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1998)
  • M. A. in Mgmt. Sc. & Applied Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1998)
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Colorado at Boulder (1994)
  • B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India (1990)
Felix Meschke
Associate Professor
347-433-5495
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4106

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Arizona State University
  • Diploma in Economics, Witten University, Germany
Catherine Shenoy
Senior Lecturer and Center for Business Analytics Research Director
785-864-7519
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2165

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Kansas
  • MBA, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Accounting, University of Kansas
Prakash P. Shenoy
Ronald G. Harper Distinguished Professor of Artificial Intelligence
785-864-7551
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3187

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Business Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D., Cornell University (1977)
  • Master's, Cornell University (1975)
  • Bachelor's, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India (1973)
Ben Sherwood
Assistant Professor
785-864-6960
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3136

Academic Area

Decision Sciences and Business Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota (2014)
  • B.A., Macalester College (2003)
Diana (Yan) Wu
Associate Professor
785-864-7580
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3166

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration (Concentration in Supply Chain Management), Penn State University (2006)
  • MBA, Penn State University (2004)
  • B.E. in Management Information Systems, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China (2001)


Directors

Senior Lecturer and Center for Business Analytics Research Director
Senior Researcher
Ronald G. Harper Distinguished Professor of Artificial Intelligence
Senior Researcher
Area Director - Analytics, Information, and Operations Management, Professor

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Center for Business Analytics Research (CBAR)
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