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Department of Management Sciences

 319-335-0858      319-335-0297      S210 PBB      tippie.uiowa.edu/management-sciences

Administration

Nick Street
Nick Street
Professor and Department Executive Officer
Ann Campbell
Ann M. Campbell
Professor and Director, PhD Program in Management Sciences
Samuel Burer
Samuel A. Burer
Professor, and Director, Business Analytics Graduate Program
Jeffrey Ohlmann
Jeffrey W. Ohlmann
Associate Professor and Co-Director, Management Sciences Undergraduate Program
Gautam Pant
Gautam Pant
Associate Professor and Co-Director, Management Sciences Undergraduate Program
Scott Hansen
Scott A. Hansen
Departmental Administrator

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty


Kurt Anstreicher

Professor of Management Sciences, Senior Associate Dean, & complimentary appointment, Department of Computer Science
Gary C. Fethke Chair in Leadership

 C120 Building      319-335-0865      kurt-anstreicher@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Operations Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1983
  • BA in Mathematics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1978
EXPERTISE:

Interior-Point Algorithms, Linear and Nonlinear Programming, Nonlinear Integer Programming


Jennifer Blackhurst

Professor, Faculty Director, MBA Business Analytics Career Academy, and Director, Kathleen Dore-Henry B. Tippie Women's MBA Leadership Program
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

 W236 Building      319-335-0643      jennifer-blackhurst@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, The University of Iowa, 2002
  • MS in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1997
  • BS in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1995

Samuel Burer

Professor, and Director, Business Analytics Graduate Program
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

 S346 Building      319-335-0931      samuel-burer@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Algorithms, Combinatorics, and Optimization, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001
  • BS in Mathematics, University of Georgia, 1997
EXPERTISE:

Mathematical optimization, Operations research


Ann Campbell

Professor and Director, PhD Program in Management Sciences
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

 W244 Building      319-335-0918      ann-campbell@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Industrial Engineering (Optimization), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000
  • BA in Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University, 1993
  • BA in Economics, Rice University, 1993
EXPERTISE:

Inventory routing problems, Logistics problems inspired by disaster relief and preparation, Probabilistic routing problems, Routing and Pricing for B2C E-Commerce, Routing to reduce emissions, Transportation network design


Renato de Matta

Associate Professor and Director, Undergraduate Program
Larry and Lori Wright Research Fellow

 W232 Building      319-335-0956      renato-dematta@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Decision Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1989
  • ME in Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines, 1979
  • BS in Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines, 1977
EXPERTISE:

Flexible manufacturing systems, Integer programming, Logistics, Operations management, Production planning and scheduling, Service Operations, Supply chain management


Philip Jones

Professor
Clement T. and Sylvia H. Hanson Family Chair in Manufacturing Productivity

 S282 Building      319-335-3737      philip-c-jones@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MA in Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
  • PhD in Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
  • MS in Operations Research, Stanford University, 1974
  • BIE, Georgia Tech, 1973
EXPERTISE:

Capital equipment acquisition and implementation, Designing and improving manufacturing material management systems, Manufacturing policy, Manufacturing productivity and logistics


Johannes Ledolter

Professor, Management Sciences/Statistics & Actuarial Science
Robert Thomas Holmes Professor

 S352 Building      319-335-3814      johannes-ledolter@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1975
  • MS in Sociology and Statistics, University of Vienna, Austria, 1974
  • MS in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1972
EXPERTISE:

Applied time series analysis, Data mining, Forecasting, International Business Education, Probability and statistics for engineering and physical sciences, Statistical applications in business, Statistical methods for quality and productivity improvement (Six Sigma), Statistics, Statistics in Medicine, especially Anesthesia, Surgery, and Ophthalmology


Qihang Lin

Assistant Professor
 S380 Building      319-335-0988      qihang-lin@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Operations Research, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
  • BS in Mathematical Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2008
EXPERTISE:

Algorithmic Crowdsourcing, Convex Optimization, Machine Learning, Stochastic Optimization


Timothy Lowe

Professor
Chester A. Phillips Professor of Operations Management

 S334 Building      319-335-1026      timothy-lowe@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Operations Research, Northwestern University, 1973
  • ME, Iowa State University, 1967
  • BSIE, Iowa State University, 1965
EXPERTISE:

Facility location/design and logistics, Mathematical programming theory and applications, Production/operations management, Supply Chain Management


Jeffrey Ohlmann

Associate Professor and Co-Director, Management Sciences Undergraduate Program
Huneke Research Fellow

 S372 Building      319-335-0837      jeffrey-ohlmann@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2003
  • MS in Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001
  • BS in Mathematics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1998
EXPERTISE:

Heuristic Optimization, Logistics & Routing, Operations Research in Agriculture, Sports Analytics


Gautam Pant

Associate Professor and Co-Director, Management Sciences Undergraduate Program
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

 W356 Building      319-335-0961      gautam-pant@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Business Administration, The University of Iowa, 2004
  • MS in Computer Science, Baylor University, 1999
  • BE in Computer Engineering, VJTI, University of Mumbai, 1996
EXPERTISE:

Analytics, Business Intelligence, Online Visibility, Web Mining


Padmini Srinivasan

Professor of Computer Science; complimentary appointment, Management Sciences
 101F Library      319-335-0733      padmini-srinivasan@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Information Transfer, Syracuse University, 1985
  • MSc in Biological Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India, 1978
EXPERTISE:

Text mining and knowledge discovery, Text retrieval and categorization, Web crawlers: algorithms and evaluation


Nick Street

Professor and Department Executive Officer
Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Management Sciences

 S210 Building      319-335-1016      nick-street@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994
  • MS in Computer Science, DePaul University, 1990
  • BA in Mathematics and Computer Science, Drake University, 1985
EXPERTISE:

Data mining, Health informatics, Machine learning, Mathematical programming


Barrett Thomas

Associate Professor
Gary C. Fethke Research Fellow

 W272 Building      319-335-0938      barrett-thomas@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002
  • MS in Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 1999
  • BA in Mathematics and Economics, Grinnell College, 1996
EXPERTISE:

Finite horizon stochastic dynamic programming, Heuristic Search, Logistics, Vehicle routing


Kang Zhao

Assistant Professor
 S224 Building      319-335-3831      kang-zhao@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012
  • MS in Computer Science, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 2006
  • BE in Electrical and Information Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, 2003
EXPERTISE:

social network analysis, social media mining, social computing, business analytics, supply-chain networks, agent-based models.


Xun Zhou

Assistant Professor
 S280 Building      319-384-3335      xun-zhou@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Minnesota, 2014
  • MS in Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2009
  • BS in Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology, China, 2007
EXPERTISE:

Spatial/spatiotemporal data analytics and mining, spatial database, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


Lecturers


Michael Avery

Lecturer
 S204 Building      --      michael-avery@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MBA, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2010
  • BA in Organizational Leadership, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, 2006

Michael Colbert

Adjunct Lecturer
 S338 Building      319-335-0897      michael-colbert@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • BS in Recreation Management, Culver Stockton College, 1994

Daniel Conway

Business Director, MBA Business Analytics Career Academy, and Lecturer, Management Sciences
 E426 Center      319-335-0892      daniel-g-conway@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Decision Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1992
  • MA in Mathematics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1989
  • BA in Computer Science and Mathematics, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, 1986

Kevin Felker

Lecturer
 W306 Building      319-335-0851      kevin-felker@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MS in Information Management, Arizona State University, 1998
  • MPA in City Management/Urban Planning, Eastern Michigan University, 1994
  • BS in Social Policy, Northwestern University, 1986

Yvonne Galusha

Lecturer
 S378 Building      319-353-2230      yvonne-galusha@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MBA, Wichita State University, 1991
  • BS in Computer Science, Graceland University, 1981
EXPERTISE:

Computer Security, Information Systems Development Processes, Microsoft Office Software, Multimedia Web based Applications, Programing Visual Basic Client and Web Applications with ASP.NET, Visual Basic for Applications Macro Programming


George Hollins

Lecturer
 S204 Building      319-335-0972      george-hollins@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MBA in Organizational Leadership, St. Ambrose University, 2007

Patrick Johanns

Lecturer
 W274 Building      319-335-0949      patrick-johanns@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Operations Management, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1995
  • MBA in Management Sciences, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1991
  • BS in Microbiology, The University of Iowa, 1986
EXPERTISE:

Big Data Analysis, Community Development in Africa, International Supply Chain Management, Management of Non-Profit Organizations, Mathematical and Computer Modeling


Adjunct and Visiting Faculty


Thomas Bednar

Lecturer
 W383 Building      319-335-0988      thomas-bednar@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • BBA in Accounting and Finance, The University of Iowa, 1973

James Chaffee

Assistant Dean, Information Technology and Facilities, and Adjunct Lecturer, Management Sciences
 C240E Building      319-335-0797      james-chaffee@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MA in Educational Technology, University of Illinois Springfield, 2001
  • BS in Secondary English, California University of PA, 1990
EXPERTISE:

Computer Forensics, Information Technology Management in Higher Education, Instructional Design, Networking, Online teaching using Microsoft Kinect


Richard Jerz

Adjunct Assistant Professor
 S210 Building      319-335-0858      richard-jerz@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, 1997
  • MBA, St. Ambrose University, 1984
  • BS in Industrial Engineeering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1978

Graduate Assistants and Fellows


Kiran Bichugatti

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S343 Building      319-335-0978      kiran-bichugatti@uiowa.edu


Fahrettin Cakir

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S243 Building      319-335-0966      fahrettin-cakir@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2015
  • MA in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2010
  • BA in Economics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2006
  • BS in Mathematics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2006

Xi Chen

Graduate Research Assistant
 S243 Building      319-335-0966      xi-chen-3@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2016
  • MA in International Business, International Business School, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China, 2011
  • BA in Business Administration, International Business School, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China, 2007

Matthew Janechek

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S243 Building      319-335-0966      matthew-janechek@uiowa.edu


Huan Jin

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S343 Building      319-335-0978      huan-jin@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • MA in Management Science and Engineering, Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 2011
  • BS in Mathematics & Applied Mathematics, China University of Petroleum, Beijing, China, 2008

Yuanyang Liu

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S221 Building      319-335-0922      yuanyang-liu@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MA in Economics, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, 2011
  • BS in Management, Beijing International Studies University, Beijing, China, 2009
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • MA in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2014

Mrutyunjaya Parida

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S343 Building      319-335-0978      mrutyunjaya-parida@uiowa.edu


Amit Ashok Shah

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S243 Building      319-335-0966      amitashok-shah@uiowa.edu


Bhupesh Shetty

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S221 Building      319-335-0922      bhupesh-shetty@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2018
  • MBA in Operations, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2013
  • BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Karnataka, India, 2005

John Stoebe

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S221 Building      319-335-0922      john-stoebe@uiowa.edu


Cheng Sun

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S343 Building      319-335-0978      cheng-sun@uiowa.edu


Amin Vahedian Khezerlou

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S283 Building      319-335-0969      amin-vahediankhezerlou@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • MSc in Information Technology, School of Industrial Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2013
  • BE in Information Technology, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, East Azerbaijan, Iran, 2011

Silviya Valeva

Graduate Research Assistant
 S343 Building      319-335-0978      silviya-valeva@uiowa.edu


Wenjun Wang

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S283 Building      319-335-0969      wenjun-wang@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2016
  • MS in Computer Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2002
  • ME in Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1994
  • BE in Solid Mechanics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China, 1991

Xi Wang

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S343 Building      319-335-0978      xi-wang-1@uiowa.edu


Guanglin Xu

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S221 Building      319-335-0922      guanglin-xu@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2017
  • MS in Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, 2012
  • MS in Management Science, Dalian University of Technology, 2007
  • BS in Metalic Matrial Engineering, Dalian University of Iowa, 2005

Shu Zhang

Graduate Fellow
 S343 Building      319-335-0978      shu-zhang@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2015
  • MS in Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA, 2009
  • BA in Logistics Management, College of Economics and Management, Civil Aviation University of China, Tianjin, China, 2007

Xiaofan Zhuang

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S283 Building      319-335-0969      xiaofan-zhuang@uiowa.edu