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MS Business Analytics Faculty and Staff

MSIROM: Business Analytics Faculty

Adnan Aziz

Adnan Aziz
Data Analytics Programming
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Prof Rayan Bagchi

Rayan Bagchi
Supply Chain I: Operations Analytics
Operations Management
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Prof Anitesh Barua
Anitesh Barua
Text Analysis / Social Media Analytics
Information Management
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Asst. Prof. Carlos Carvalho 
Carlos Carvalho
Intro to Predictive Modeling
Statistics
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Prof Jim Dyer
Jim Dyer
Decision Analysis
Statistics
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Joydeep Ghosh
Joydeep Ghosh
Advanced Predictive Modeling
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Steve Gilbert
Steve Gilbert
Supply Chain I: Operations Analytics
Operations Management
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Program Director Mike Hasler

Michael Hasler
Program Director
Business Analytics Capstone
Operations Management
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Prof Prabhudev Konana

Prabhudev Konana
Department Chair
Intro to Database Management
Information Management
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Laux

Volker Laux
Financial Management
Accounting
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Sandy Leeds

Sandy Leeds
Financial Management
Finance
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Prof Douglas Morrice
Douglas Morrice
Supply Chain Analytics II
Information Management
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Assoc Prof Kumar Muthuraman
Kumar Muthuraman
Stochastic Control & Optimization
Statistics
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Rao
Raghunath Rao
Pricing and Revenue Management
Marketing
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Pradeep Ravikumar
Pradeep Ravikumar
Intro to Predictive Modeling
Computer Science
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Joshua Rock
Intro to Database Management
Information Management
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Assoc Prof Maytal Saar-Tsechansky
Maytal Saar-Tsechansky
Associate Professor
Information Management
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Prof Tom Sager
Tom Sager
Learning Structures & Time Series
Statistics
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Garrett Sonnier
Garrett Sonnier
Marketing Analytics I
Marketing
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Assoc Prof Huseyin Tanriverdi
Huseyin Tanriverdi
Associate Professor
Information Management
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Frankel Ter Hofstede
Frenkel Ter Hofstede
Marketing Analytics II
Marketing
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MSIROM: Business Analytics Program Leadership

Program Director Mike HaslerMichael Hasler
Program Director
Lecturer
Operations Management
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Michael Hasler is a Lecturer at the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in the Information, Risk, and Operations Management department. He is also the Program Director for the MS program in Business Analytics and a fellow in the Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence. The bulk of his professional experience was in the auto industry in Supply Chain and Operations, and he moved to high technology in the semiconductor equipment industry with Applied Materials in Austin, Texas. While at Applied he helped launch their Supply Chain Management activity, led operations for a $1 billion division, and was the Head of Global Materials Operations before leaving in 2003. As one of the operations executives at Applied, he was chosen to help create and lead Applied Materials’ Leadership Development program, and it was this experience that led to his PhD in Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University in 2009. A native of the Midwestern US, Michael (Mike) Hasler grew up in Indiana and Michigan, and has lived throughout the Great Lakes region. With his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), Mike spent over twenty years in the auto industry working for a few different companies including General Motors and Nissan; as well as owning a company that was part of the auto, defense, and engineering industries. During this time, he attended the University of Virginia as a GM Fellow, where he obtained a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering. Mike and his wife, Nancy, are the parents of two adult children—Adam and Whitney—and live in Dripping Springs, Texas.


Prof Prabhudev KonanaPrabhudev Konana
Department Chair
Professor
Information Management
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Dr. Prabhudev Konana is the Chairman of the Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management, William H. Seay Centennial Professor of Information Management and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the McCombs School of Business. His research interests are in databases, sentiment extraction from virtual communities, business value of IT, and outsourcing and offshoring.  He graduated with an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1991 and 1995, respectively.   Prabhudev is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teacher, the highest teaching award at the University of Texas at Austin. He received the University of Texas Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award in 2011 and outstanding professor award from graduating classes of Dallas/Fort Worth MBA Students in 2011 and 2012. He is consistently selected to the Faculty Honor Roll by both MBA and UG student councils, and more recently to the “Professor of the Month” award given by the Senate of College Councils.   Prabhudev has received numerous teaching and research awards. He received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award and NSF Information Technology Research grant. His research is also supported by grants from IBM, Intel and Dell.  He has published over hundred papers in journals, magazines, and conference proceedings including Sloan Management Review, Management Science, Information Systems Research, and numerous IEEE journals. His paper on virtual communities received the Best Published Paper award for 2007 from the prestigious Information Systems Research journal.   He is a co-founder of a non-profit organization to support primary education in India. He frequently writes for a leading English daily in India on social and economic issues.


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