Nov 19, 2018  
2012-2013 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Decision and Information Sciences

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Faculty and Fields of Interest

Dan Braha operations management, complex systems analysis

Laura Forker operations management, purchasing and healthcare management

Ling Ge information strategies and management, e-commerce and e-business, economics of information systems

Angappa Gunasekaran (Chairperson) operations management, quantitative business analysis, logistics, supply chain management

Yuzhu (Julia) Li project management, technology -mediated learning, the use of IT in organizations

Sharon Ordoobadi operations management, decision modeling, logistics, engineering economics, total quality management, engineering management

Bharatendra Rai quality, reliability and six-sigma

Timothy Shea delivery and management of web-based learning and teaching technologies, corporate universities, end-user training, implementation issues of e-commerce

Zheng Zhong Shi information systems strategy, inter-organizational information systems, IS outsourcing, business-to-business e-commerce

Soheil Sibdari stochastic modeling in operations, economics, and statistics

Nichalin Summerfield games in operations management, supply chain and inventory management, operations management modeling

Shouhong Wang electronic commerce, information systems analysis and design, and artificial intelligence in business, knowledge management


The Department of Decision and Information Sciences offers two major programs leading to Bachelor of Science Degree, Operations Management and Management Information Systems.  The department also offers minors in Management Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, and Project Management.

The purpose of the Decision and Information Science program is to prepare students for careers in the application of decision models and  information technology that solve business problems and explore new business opportunities.


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