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Department of IROM

The Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management (IROM) consists of three academic disciplines: Information Management, Operations Management and Risk Analysis and Decision Making.

The IROM Department has several outstanding and nationally ranked programs including the Undergraduate Management Information Systems program (#5 by U.S. News and World Report), the MBA Information Systems program (#3 by U.S. News and #1 by College Choice), the Undergraduate Product/Operations Management program (#11 by U.S. News), the Supply Chain Management Center (#9 by U.S. News), the MBA Productions/Operations Management program (#16 by U.S. News), and the MS Business Analytics program (#3 by Master's in Data Science).  Learn more about IROM

Information, Risk, and Operations Management News


Huseyin Tanriverdi, along with Ramesh Rao of the Finance Department, received the Best Theory Paper Award at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2016. Their paper is titled, "Shareholder Wealth Implications of Information Technology Outsourcing." Read more about ICIS here.

Douglas Morrice has received the INFORMS Simulation Society Distinguished Service Award for 2016. "This award is for sustained service to the simulation community over at least fifteen to twenty years or longer, and acquitted with distinction." Read more here.

Douglas Morrice, along with William O'Brien, has been awarded the Construction Industry Institute Grant "CII RT-344 Improved Integration of the Supply Chain in Material Planning", for June 2016 - August 2018 in the amount of $284,620. Read more here.

We are pleased to announce that both Prabhudev Konana and Joshua Rock were named to the Spring 2016 BBA Faculty Honor Roll.

The BBA Honor Roll is an initiative of the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC, the student leadership group) to acknowledge those who perform exceptionally well in the classroom in BBA classes, thus enriching the student experience and setting a standard that we all can aspire to. The Honor Roll is selected each semester, using criteria that the UBC has developed. You can follow this link to read more about UBC criteria.

The Texas MBA concentration in Information Systems is the No. 1 degree in its field, according to College Choice. Read More.