ISOM Newsletter

November 27, 2019

Summer 2019 e-Newsletter





ISOM is excited to welcome new faculty to our department:

Mingwen Yang has joined the department as an Assistant Professor of Information Systems. She earned her doctoral degree from The University of Texas at Dallas. Her current areas of research are data analytics, e-commerce, and economics of information systems.
Marko Madunic has been brought on as a Senior Lecturer of Quantitative Methods

Other news:

Michael Wagner, Emisa Nategh, Yong-Pin Zhou, and David Coffey received a $30,000 Amazon AWS Machine Learning grant.
Kamran Moinzadeh was invited and joined the prestigious Supply Chain Thought Leaders group.


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MICHAEL WAGNER. Crowdvoting Judgment: An Analysis of Modern Peer Review. Forthcoming in Stochastic Systems.
LEELA NAGESWARAN, S. Cho, and A. Scheller-Wolf. Consumer Return Policies in Omnichannel Operations.  Forthcoming in Management Science.

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2019 MSOM Internation Conference
Singapore, Singapore | June 30 – July 2, 2019
Stephanie Lee presented the paper “A Smart Solution to Rush Hour Traffic Congestion: Effects of Dockless Bike-Sharing Entry on Ride-Sharing”.
Platform Strategy Research Conference
 Boston, MA | March 28 – 30, 2019
Ming Fan attended this conference organized by Harvard Business School.
Production, Operations, and Manufacturing Society (POMS) Conference
 Washington, DC | May 2 – 6, 2019
Kamran Moinzadeh presented 2 papers, and Shi Chen presented 3 papers, as well as served as chair for 3 invited sessions. Mohammad Arbabian was invited to give 2 talks – “Capacity Expansions with Bundled Supplies of Attributes: An Application to Cloud Computing” and “The Impact of 3D Printing on Supply Chains”. Emisa Nategh also attended.
Presenting Data and Information Workshop by Edward Tufte
Seattle, WA | May 13, 2019
Masha Shunko attended this one-day workshop.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2019
Chicago, IL | May 31 – June 4, 2019
Emisa Nategh attended this conference.
Fifth Marketplace Innovation Workshop (MIW)
Stanford, CA | June 4 – 7, 2019
Masha Shunko attended this workshop.

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VIPUL AGGARWAL passed his general exam on July 23, 2019.
Operations Management welcomes two new doctoral students: Chenman (Ellie) Cheng and Mingrui (Ray) Zhang.
Information Systems welcomes two new doctoral students: Yu (Rain) Kan and Lijia Ma.

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