Research Seminar Series

The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Department of Management Science and Statistics Seminar Series will take place on the following dates throughout the semester. The seminar series is open to the public.

Research Seminar Coordinators

Amir Karimi
Assistant Professor
Yeonjoo Park
Assistant Professor

January 27

Min Wang, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at San Antonio

"Bayesian Seemingly Unrelated Regression Model for Process Optimization"

February 3

Lyndsay Shand
Sandia National Laboratories

"An Autotuning Approach to Doe's Earth System Model"

February 16

Samantha Keppler, Ph.D.
The University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

"Stopping the Revolving Door: An Empirical and Textual Study of Crowdfunding and Teacher Turnover"

February 24

Hyeon-Ah Kang, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at Austin

"Markov Item Network for Cognitively Diagnostic Classification Models"

March 24

Guihua Wang, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management

"The Spillover Effect of Suspending Non-essential Surgery: Evidence from Kidney Transplantation"

March 31

Chung Eun Lee, Ph.D.
Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business

"Dimension Reduction for Tensor Response Regression Models"

April 7

Hummy Song, Ph.D.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

"Leapfrogging for Last-mile Delivery in Health Care"

April 14

Jason Parton, Ph.D.
Culverhouse College of Business, The University of Alabama

"Analytic Framework to Improve Access for a State Medicaid Agency"

April 21

Suresh Muthulingam, Ph.D.
Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University

Does Legalizing Marijuana Degrade Operational Efficiency?"

April 28

Annie Qu, Ph.D.
University of California at Irvine

"Crowdsourcing Utilizing Subgroup Structure of Latent Factor Modeling"

September 22

Chul Moon, Ph.D.
Southern Methodist University

Using Persistent Homology Topological Features to Characterize Medical Images: Case Studies on Lung and Brain Cancers

November 10

Jun Li, Ph.D.
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

"Competitive Pricing at Scale: Theory and Practices"

September 14

Feyza Sahingazan, Ph.D.
Simon Fraser University, Beedie School of Business

"Reinforcing Schooling Availability for the Inclusion of Refugee Children."

November 4

Christopher J. Chen, Ph.D.
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

"The Role of Physician Integration in Alternative Payment Models: The Case of the Comprehensive Joint Replacement Program"

September 29

Oldemar Rodriguez Rojas, Ph.D.

October 15

Deiz Akdemir, Ph.D.

October 29

Guanyu Hu, Ph.D.

November 12

Mauricio Castro, Ph.D.

April 5

Jeriad Zoghby

“The Shift from Marketing Communications to Digital Conversations with Business Analytics”

October 17

Maho Sonmez
Associate Professor in Practice in MSS, UTSA

“Effectiveness of Classroom Versus Internet-Based Teaching of Quantitative Methods: A Comparative Analysis”

October 18

Yeonjoo Park
Assistant Professor in MSS, UTSA

“Robust M-estimation for Partially Observed Functional Data”

November 1

George Livadiotis

“General Fitting Methods and Optimization”

December 6

Xenophon Koufteros

January 12

Yeon Joo Park
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Inference for Functional ANOVA: Testing, Effect Size, and Power Analysis”

January 17

Zeda Li
Temple University

“Adaptive Bayesian Time-Frequency Analysis of Multivariate Time Series”

January 19

Wenbo Wu
University of Oregon

“Learning Heterogeneity in Causal Inference Using Sufficient Dimension Reduction”

January 22

Arkajyoti Roy
Bowling Green State University

“Decision-Making Under Uncertainty”

January 26

Boxiang Wang
University of Minnesota

“Modern Classification with Big Data”

January 29

Raanju Sundararajan
Texas A&M University

“Stationary Subspace Analysis & Neuroeconomics”

March 10

Victor De Oliveira
Professor University of Texas at San Antonio

“The Density Ratio Model: A Semiparametric Approach for Data Fusion”

April 3

Barry Nussbaum
President American Statistical Association

“What Did You Tell the President?–Using Statistics to Make a Difference”

April 14

Jeriad Zoghby
Managing Director Accenture

“The Future State of Personalization”