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Faculty Member H. R. Rao Named a Fulbright Scholar


H. R. Rao, the AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, was named a recipient of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar award. He is spending this summer at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore in Bangalore, India, one of the top three management schools in the… Read more »

Anthony Rios Awarded NSF Grant to Conduct AI Research


Anthony Rios, assistant professor of information systems and cyber security in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, received a $550,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award to study natural language processing (NLP) within artificial intelligence. The five-year award is part of their Faculty Early Career Development Program. CAREER is the NSF’s most prestigious award… Read more »

Two Students Selected to Join Alvarez Fellows Research Program


The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA has selected two business students to join the Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program for spring 2022. The new fellows are Shawn Marchand, a junior information systems major, and Luis Nino, a junior economics and finance major. Established in fall 2021, the Alvarez Fellows Program is a two-and-a-half… Read more »

Arkajyoti Roy Using AI to Track Efficacy of Cancer Treatments


Arkajyoti Roy, assistant professor in the Department of Management Science and Statistics in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business is leading a first-of-its kind study working with colleagues at UT Health San Antonio to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to track cancer tumor shrinkage in patients who receive radiotherapy. Many studies… Read more »

Professor H. R. Rao Named AIS Fellow


A leader in the field of information systems, H. Raghav Rao, the AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was named a fellow of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). “I am humbled and enthralled to receive this award,” said Rao. “Being recognized by this elite… Read more »

Graduate Students’ Research Identifies Ways to Assist Veterans


A UTSA management faculty member and his students partnered with a Marine Corps combat veteran to shed light on the need for new veterans’ programs in the post-9/11 world, especially those that create a strong sense of community for vets. Bruce Stanfill, an assistant professor of practice in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business’… Read more »

Economics Professor Studies Links Between Rain, Church and Crime


Drawing from the widespread belief across the U.S. about the benefits of religion, Jon Moreno-Medina, assistant professor of applied microeconomics in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, is studying the causal effect of church attendance on crime and the role weather plays in this dynamic. The UTSA researcher says that pinpointing the effect of church… Read more »

Business Researcher Protecting EV Charging Stations from Cyberattacks


As the number of electric cars on the road grows, so does the need for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and the Internet-based managing systems within those stations. However, these managing systems face their own issues: cybersecurity attacks. Elias Bou-Harb, director of the UTSA Cyber Center for Security and Analytics, and his colleagues—Claud Fachkha of the… Read more »

Faculty Members Recognized for Contributions to the College


The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of faculty members during their annual awards ceremony. Eight faculty members were honored in December 2021 for excellence in the areas of teaching, research and service. Teaching Excellence David Han, associate professor of management science and statistics, was named the recipient of… Read more »

Top 10 Stories of 2021


Looking back through the past year in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2021. #10–Online Cyber Security and MBA/MPH Receive National Recognition #9—College Appoints New Faculty Fellows  #8—College Launches New Operations and Supply Chain Management Degree #7—Victor De Oliveira Named Fellow of American Statistical Association #6—M.S.… Read more »

College Launches Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program


Promoting undergraduate research initiatives, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has named three senior business students as inaugural fellows in the Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program. This opportunity was created due to the generous contributions of Carlos Alvarez, founder of The Gambrinus Company. “The program is designed to cultivate research interest and to instill… Read more »

Researcher Hamid Beladi Explores Link Between COVID-19 and Obesity


Links between obesity and mortality have become increasingly evident, since the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading researchers from The University of Texas at San Antonio Carlos Alvarez College of Business and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee investigated if excess body weight may have been associated with high rates of COVID-19 mortalities around the globe.… Read more »

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