The Department of Decision Sciences and MIS is home to faculty whose areas of expertise include business analytics, management information systems, operations management, operations research and statistics. The department offers degrees and educates students with a strong interdisciplinary focus, leading to graduates who excel in a wide variety of fields throughout the business world and beyond.
Department Faculty and Research
The faculty in the Department of Decision Sciences and MIS teach in several different departments at LeBow, offering a cross-disciplinary approach to our programs. Students can expect to take classes with professors from management, marketing, economics and decision sciences. Faculty are available to discuss classes and the curriculum, or if you have any questions about business environment or application.
The Department of Decision Sciences has three major research disciplines: statistics, operations research and operations management. Statistics research topics include datamining, quality control, correlation/covariance and skewness models; in operations research, nonlinear optimization, which encompasses a range of mathematical methods to model and optimize the performance of complex systems in business, engineering and medicine; and in operations management, the modeling and analysis of strategic and operational decisions in supply chain management and health care systems.