Decision Sciences

Area Director

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)
Administrative Associate
785-864-2191
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 3112

Academic Areas

Analytics, Information Systems and Operations

Faculty

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)
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
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)
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)
Joe Walden
Lecturer
785-864-1804
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 4111

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
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)

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