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Operations & Information Systems Faculty

  • Luvai Motiwalla, Ph.D.

    Luvai Motiwalla, Ph.D.

    OIS Department Chair, Professor, FDC Steering Committee Vice Chair

    MIS, e-Business, ERP, Information Privacy and Mobile Learning

  • Edward T. Chen, Ph.D.

    Edward T. Chen, Ph.D.


    Systems Analysis and Design, Knowledge Management, e-Commerce, Project Management

  • Yao Chen, Ph.D.

    Yao Chen, Ph.D.


    Efficiency and Productivity issues

  • Amit Deokar, Ph.D.

    Amit Deokar, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Data Analytics, Enterprise Data Management, Business Intelligence, Business Process Management, and Collaboration Processes

  • David A. Lewis, Ph.D.

    David A. Lewis, Ph.D.


    Quality Control, Operations Management, International Management, Management Information Systems

  • Xiaobai (Bob) Li, Ph.D.

    Xiaobai (Bob) Li, Ph.D.


    Data mining, information privacy, information economics, databases and decision support systems

  • Asil Oztekin, Ph.D.

    Asil Oztekin, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Medical informatics, healthcare engineering, business analytics, data mining, decision making, big data

  • Jialun Qin,  Ph.D.

    Jialun Qin, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

  • Thomas Sloan, Ph.D.

    Thomas Sloan, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor

    Operations management, production scheduling and sustainable operations

  • Nichalin Summerfield, Ph.D.

    Nichalin Summerfield, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Applied game theory, supply chain management, business data analytics

  • Julie Zhang, Ph.D.

    Julie Zhang, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Data Mining, Data Manipulation, Information Disclosure

  • Hongwei (Harry) Zhu

    Hongwei (Harry) Zhu

    Associate Professor

    Information Quality, Analytics