Professor Ravi Bapna in class

MABA Faculty

Meet Your Professors

MABA professors come largely from the Carlson School's Information & Decision Sciences department. Widely recognized as a "birthplace" of the management information systems discipline, this highly ranked department has been actively collaborating with the industry for more than 50 years. In addition to teaching, many MABA professors are engaged in research projects with industry partners.

 

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Gedas Adomavicius

Professor and Chair of the Information & Decision Sciences Department

De Liu

De Liu

Professor & Academic Director of Analytics Graduate Programs

Information & Decision Sciences Faculty

MABA students learn from these and other faculty members*:

Gedas Adomavicius
Professor, Larson Endowed Chair for Excellence in Business Education

Gedas Adomavicius is a professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, where he also holds the Larson Endowed Chair for Excellence in Business Education.

Ravi Bapna
Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Business Analytics and Information Systems; Academic Director, Carlson Analytics Lab

Professor Ravi Bapna's expertise lies in helping companies reframe their understanding of analytics, AI, and machine learning, and then leverage that understanding for competitive advantage.

Sofia Bapna
Assistant Professor

My research interests lie in the areas of digital platforms, entrepreneurship, and gender gaps. Methodologically, I utilize randomized field experiments as well as econometric approaches for causal inference.

Xuan Bi
Assistant Professor

Dr. Xuan Bi is an Assistant Professor of Information and Decision Sciences in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. His general research goal is to design data-driven solutions and provide decision support to benefit organizations and individuals. Dr.

Jason Chan
Associate Professor, Mary and Jim Lawrence Fellow

Dr. Jason Chan is an Associate Professor of Information & Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

Shawn Curley
Professor, DGS & Ph.D. Program Director

Shawn Curley is a professor in the Information and Decision Sciences Department. He joined the Carlson School in September 1986 after completing an MA in mathematics and a PhD in psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research interests are in individual decision-making -- how decisions are made and how they can be aided.

De Liu
Professor, Information and Decision Sciences

Dr. De Liu is a Xian Dong Eric Jing Professor of Information and Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, and his Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Tsinghua University.

Gautam Ray
Professor

Gautam Ray is a Professor at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. His research interests are in the area of impact of IT on firm scope and structure, and how does IT create value.

Yuqing Ren
Associate Professor & Lawrence Fellow

Yuqing Ren is an Associate Professor and the Mary and Jim Lawrence Fellow at the Carlson School of Management. She holds a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on human-robot collaboration, business use of social media, smartphone use, and computational modeling of social and organizational systems. Dr.

Soumya Sen
Assistant Professor
Soumya Sen is the academic director of Management Information Systems Research Center.
Yicheng Song
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Yicheng Song teaches predictive analytics. His research focuses on investigating digital user’s decision journey and the corresponding firm strategies using inter-discipline approaches: Machine Learning, Bayesian Modeling, Economic Structural Modeling and Reinforcement Learning.

Mani Subramani
Associate Professor

Mani Subramani is an associate professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His research interests include Learning and Expertise Development, Knowledge Management in Firms and the Influence of technologies on Organizational Capabilities.

Mochen Yang
Assistant Professor

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

Alok Gupta
ASSOCIATE DEAN OF FACULTY AND RESEARCH CURTIS L. CARLSON SCHOOL-WIDE CHAIR IN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROFESSOR OF INFORMATION & DECISION SCIENCES
Alok Gupta is the Associate Dean of Faculty and Research and Curtis L. Carlson School-wide Chair in Information Management at the Carlson School of Management.
Vedran Lelas
Senior Lecturer
Timothy Olson
Senior Lecturer
Ken Reily
Senior Lecturer
Ryan Sougstad
Senior Lecturer
Carl Adams
Professor Emeritus

Carl Adams is professor of the Information and Decision Sciences Department. Research interests include the concept of IS/IT organizational capabilities and their relationship to IS/IT functional strategy, problem formulation as a critical skill, and the process of design as a general competence and specifically in the context of new process design and business development.

Norman Chervany
Professor Emeritus

Norman Chervany is an Emeritus Professor in the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Gordon Davis
Professor Emeritus
Gordon Everest
Associate Professor Emeritus
Paul Johnson
Professor Emeritus

Paul Johnson is Carlson professor of Decision Sciences and adjunct professor of Psychology, Computer Science, and Health Informatics. He is a member of the Cognitive Sciences Center as well as the Center for Political Psychology.

J Naumann
Associate Professor Emeritus

J. David Naumann is an emeritus associate professor in the Information and Decision Sciences Department. His research interests focus on the management of information technology, especially the technology derived from and brought about by the Internet.

* Teaching assignments are subject to faculty availability and may change.

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