Analytics, Information and Operations Management

Area Director

Jide Wintoki
Area Director - Analytics, Information, and Operations Management, Professor and Koch Foundation Fellow
785-864-7515
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3113

Academic Area

Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
  • B.S., University of Lagos
Joe Walden
Assistant Area Director - Analytics, Information, and Operations Management, Lecturer
785-864-1804
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4112

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Teaching, University of Kansas (2018)
  • Six Sigma, Motorola University
  • MBA (Concentration in Logistics), Florida Institute of Technology
  • M.S. in Systems Management, Florida Institute of Technology
  • M.A. in Operational Planning, US Army Command and General Staff College
  • M.S. in Engineering Management, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Rural Sociology, North Carolina State University
Administrative Associate
785-864-2191
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3112

Academic Area

Analytics, Information Systems and Operations

Business Analytics

Chris Claterbos
Lecturer, Business Analytics Program Associate
785-864-6785
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2175

Area

Business Analytics

Education

  • M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Kansas (1981)
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Kansas (1975)
Steve Hillmer
Professor, Director - Davis Center for Figure Sense
785-864-7549
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3101

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)
Michael Lash
Assistant Professor
785-864-0796
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4166

Academic Area

Business Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Iowa (2018)
  • M.S. in Computer Science, University of Iowa (2017)
  • B.A. in Geoinformatics, University of Iowa (2014)
Shaobo Li
Assistant Professor
785-864-4781
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4125

Academic Area

Business Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, University of Cincinnati
  • M.S. in Statistics, University of Cincinnati
  • B.A. in Mathematics, Shandong University
Nagarajan Sethuraman
Assistant Professor
785-864-1558
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3145

Academic Area

Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School (2019)
  • M.S. in Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School (2017)
  • M.Tech. in Manufacturing Science, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2005)
  • B.E. in Production Engineering, Bharathidasan University (2002)
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)
Karthik Srinivasan
Assistant Professor
785-864-0794
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4143

Academic Area

Business Analytics

Education

  • Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, University of Arizona (2019)
  • Master of Management (Business Analytics), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2013)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Mumbai University, Mumbai, India (2009)

Decision Sciences

Wei Chen
Assistant Professor
785-864-7536
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3116

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, The University of Texas at Dallas (2015)
  • M.S. in Supply Chain Management, The University of Texas at Dallas (2014)
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2010)
  • B.S. in Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China (2004)
Mark G. Haug
Lecturer and School of Business Teaching Fellow
785-864-7570
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2154

Academic Areas

Business Law and Decision Sciences

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas (1997)
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado (1994)
  • M.S., Kansas State University (1986)
  • B.S., Kansas State University (1984)
Steve Hillmer
Professor, Director - Davis Center for Figure Sense
785-864-7549
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3101

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)
Douglas A. Houston
Professor Emeritus

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences, Business Economics and Finance

Education

  • Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Master's, Indiana University
  • B.A. in Economics, Union College
Suman Mallik
Professor, B. Allen and Dorothy V. Lay Mid-Career Professorship
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)
Thomas E. Patton
Lecturer
785-864-6752
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3132

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • M.E. in Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University
  • B.S. in Business and Mathematics, St. Cloud State University
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
Lecturer
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)

Information Systems

Mark Best
Lecturer
785-864-7547
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4155A

Academic Areas

Accounting and Information Systems

Education

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Kansas
  • MBA, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Accounting and Business Administration, University of Kansas
Andrew N. K. Chen
Professor
785-864-7529
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4114

Academic Area

Information Systems

Education

  • Ph.D. Operations and Information Management, University of Connecticut
  • M.S. Accountancy, George Washington University
  • B.B.A. Accounting, Soochow University, Taiwan
Greg Freix
Director - Master of Science in Business Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Lecturer
785-864-7544
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2163

Academic Areas

Information Systems

Education

  • MBA, University of Kansas
  • M.A. in Management, Central Michigan University
  • B.S. in Chemistry, USAF Academy
William L. Fuerst
Professor Emeritus
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4141

Academic Areas

Information Systems

Education

  • Ph.D., Texas Tech (1979)
  • Master's, Northern Illinois University (1973)
  • Bachelor's, Knox College (1969)
Gilbert Karuga
Associate Professor
785-864-7497
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4154

Academic Areas

Information Systems

Brian R. Salmans
Lecturer
785-864-6747
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4107

Academic Area

Information Systems

Education

  • Ph. D., University of North Texas (2009)
  • M.S., USAF Staff College (2005)
  • MBA, University of Nebraska Omaha (1994)
  • B.B.A., Baylor University (1989)
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3128

Academic Area

Information Systems

Supply Chain Management

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)
Wei Chen
Assistant Professor
785-864-7536
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3116

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, The University of Texas at Dallas (2015)
  • M.S. in Supply Chain Management, The University of Texas at Dallas (2014)
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2010)
  • B.S. in Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China (2004)
Tom Jindra
Director Emeritus

Academic Area

Supply Chain Management

Education

  • M.S. in Organizational Behavior, The University of Kansas School of Business
  • B.S. in Business Administration, Spring Arbor College
  • Associate Degree in Industrial Management, Jackson Community College
Suman Mallik
Professor, B. Allen and Dorothy V. Lay Mid-Career Professorship
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)
Thomas E. Patton
Lecturer
785-864-6752
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3132

Academic Areas

Decision Sciences and Supply Chain Management

Education

  • M.E. in Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University
  • B.S. in Business and Mathematics, St. Cloud State University

Academic Area

Supply Chain Management

Education

  • B.A. Architecture and Industrial Design, California State University-Long Beach
Nagarajan Sethuraman
Assistant Professor
785-864-1558
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3145

Academic Area

Supply Chain Management

Education

  • Ph.D. in Operations Management, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School (2019)
  • M.S. in Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School (2017)
  • M.Tech. in Manufacturing Science, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (2005)
  • B.E. in Production Engineering, Bharathidasan University (2002)
Roger Woody
Lecturer Emeritus

Academic Area

Supply Chain Management

Education

  • MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management
  • B.A. in Sociology, Baylor University
Diana (Yan) Wu
Lecturer
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)

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