Doctoral Thesis Chair
2015-’17Ruba Aljafari (chair), initial and current placement: University of Pittsburgh [Assistant Professor]
2009-’11Jaime Windeler (co-chair), initial and current placement: University of Cincinnati [Associate Professor with tenure]
2008-’10Xiaojun Zhang (co-chair), initial placement: HEC, Montreal; current placement: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology [Associate Professor with tenure]
2008-’09Tracy Ann Sykes (chair), initial placements: National Science Foundation, Australian National University; current placement: University of Arkansas [Associate Professor with tenure]
2005-’08Hillol Bala (chair), initial and current placement: Indiana University [Associate Professor with tenure]
2004-’08Srinivasan Venkatraman (co-chair), initial placements: Coastal Carolina University, Washington State University; current placement: Boeing [Chief Analytics Officer, Quality Control]
2003-’05Likoebe Maruping (co-chair), initial placements: University of Arkansas, University of Louisville; current placement: Georgia State University [Professor with tenure]
Doctoral Thesis Committees
2020Sina Nordhoff, TU Delft (initial and current placement: unknown)
2019Nadine Côrte-Real de Mesquita Guimarães, NOVA Information Management School (initial and current placement: unknown)
2018-’19Yanji Duan (initial and current placement: University of North Florida)
2017-’18Wayne Jones, University of Arkansas, Little Rock (initial and current placement: University of Arkansas)
2011-’14Sankar Srinivasan (initial and current placement: Idaho State University)
2009-’12Rick Brattin (initial and current placement: Tyson Foods)
2008-’10Stephen Du, Georgia State University (status unknown)
2007Oscar Peters, University of Twente, Netherlands (initial and current placement: University of Twente)
2001-’05Phil Johnson (status unknown)
2004-’05Carrie Siu Man Lui, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (initial and current placement: James Cook University)
1999-’01Alan Carswell (initial and current placement: University of Maryland)
1997-’98Mun Y. Yi (initial placement: University of South Carolina, current placement: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
PhD Summer Project Advisees
Summer 2021 (1st summer)Carolina Reis
Summer 2019 (2nd summer)Ankur Arora (student changed project at the end of summer)
Summer 2019 (1st summer)Co-advisor for: Jia Wei
Summer 2019 (1st summer)Co-advisor for: Yaping Zhu
Summer 2018 (1st summer)Ankur Arora
Summer 2015 (2nd summer)Ruba Aljafari
Summer 2014 (1st summer) Ruba Aljafari
Summer 2013 (2nd summer)Rishikesh Jena
Summer 2007 (2nd summer)Tracy Ann Sykes
Summer 2007 (2nd summer)Xiaojun Zhang
Summer 2006 (1st summer)Tracy Ann Sykes
Summer 2006 (1st summer)Xiaojun Zhang
Undergraduate Thesis Advisees
2004-’05Doug Mitchell (Award for the best UG thesis in the Walton College)
2001-’02Gary Yang (Simon award for best UG thesis in the Smith School)
1999-’00Min Zhou
1997-’98Nikhilesh Rao
Grad Independent Study Project Advisees
Summer 2001 (Engg. MS)Quoc Huynh
Spring 1999 (MBA)Radu Burdaceau
Fall 1998 (MBA)Delta Pelgrim
UG Independent Study Project Advisees
Fall 2002Thomas Ehrhardt, Samuel John, Joon Kwon, Vishal Parekh, Michael Somerville
Spring 2002Angela Fayyad, Maritess Morales, Dennis Nonouchi, Philip Schmitz, Michael Smith
Fall 2001Simret Belai, Angela Fayyad, Gregory Gorin, John Handy, Matthew Kling, Katrina Wojcik
Spring 2001Jawahir Morarji, Tracy Sykes, Suman Thareja, Kevin Walsh
Fall 2000Sharon Bi, Paul Maneesilasan, Melissa Millikin, Arun Muthuswami, Theresa Pak, David Park, Tracy Sykes, Lynn Treetharmruk, Shuyan Zhou
Spring 2000Sharon Bi, Tom Cheng, Daniel Hoffacker, Kenyon Rogers
Fall 1999Jeff Gore, James Wilds
Spring 1999Christine Ho
Fall 1998Ashenafi Ayelaw, Urvi Bhandari, Bryan Eisenberg, Jenifer Liapis, Nik Brisbin
Summer 1998Jason Huff
Spring 1998Christine Ho, Dinesh Salvi, Steve Thompson
Fall 1997Joseph Bartell, Adam Berlickij, Roshani Bhatt
Spring 1997Manish Vij