Information & Decision Sciences Department Faculty
Noted for pioneering research in areas such as management information systems, business analytics, and econometrics, the Information & Decision Sciences faculty are recognized worldwide for their expertise.
Part-Time Instructional Staff
Dr. Xuan Bi is an Assistant Professor of Information and Decision Sciences at 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.
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.
Dr. Ganju is an assistant professor in the department of Information and Decision Sciences at the University of Minnesota. His research examines the impact of the adoption of Health IT systems. His research has examined how these systems can reduce racial bias in the delivery of healthcare, allow hospitals to increase their reimbursement, and its impact on physician retention.
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 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 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 machine relationship, human robot collaboration, social media, smartphone use, and computational modeling of social and organizational systems. Dr.
Prof. Soumya Sen is the 3M Fellow in Business Analytics and Associate Professor of Information & Decision Sciences at the Carlson School of Management of the University of Minnesota. He received the B.E. (Hons.) in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from BITS-Pilani, India, in 2005, and both the M.S. and Ph.D.
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 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.
Kevin A. Kuhn is a Senior Lecturer and Outreach Coordinator in the Information and Data Science (IDSc) Department at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. Kuhn has over thirty years of experience as an Information Technology professional. His expertise lies in enterprise systems, large change programs, and data warehousing/analytics.
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.
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.
Assistant Professor Yuqing Ren unlocks the secret to productivity and work satisfaction for online collaborators.
Wisdom of the Crowd
Assistant Professor Gordon Burtch uncovered the nuances of crowdfunding.
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