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Researcher profiles

  • Accounting

    John Friedlan, PhD
    Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Programs

    Pamela Ritchie, PhD
    Professor and Dean
    Research areas:

    • market efficiencies
    • financial analytics
    • transportation policies
  • Finance

    Amir Akbari, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • empirical asset pricing
    • financial econometrics
    • international finance

    Bin Chang, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • corporate finance
    • corporate governance
    • corporate payout policy
    • pension

    Chinmay Jain, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • financial regulations
    • market microstructure
    • short selling

    Karolina Krystyniak, PhD, CFA
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • institutional trading
    • investor attention
    • market liquidity
    • stock market anomalies

    Kamal Smimou, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • analytics and financial innovation
    • commodity markets
    • international finance
    • finance and ethics

    Hui Zhu, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • fixed-income securities
    • initial public offerings (IPOs)
    • corporate innovation and social responsibility
    • international finance
  • Management

    Rajen Akalu, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • information privacy law
    • vehicular ad hoc networks
    • wireless communications policy

    Hamid Akbari, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • evolution of organizational capabilities
    • innovation and knowledge flows
    • international mergers and acquisitions
    • strategic alliances

    Joseph Krasman, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • job satisfaction
    • motivation
    • trust
    • leadership

    Igor Kotlyar, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • cognition in the workplace
    • identification and development of high-potential employees
    • leadership

    Serena Golchereh Sohrab, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • group and team dynamics
    • team adaptation to complex and dynamic situations
    • team information processing and decision making
    • behavioural observation of teams working under natural settings
  • Marketing

    Ying (Annie) Jiang, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • consumer decision-making
    • consumer food consumption
    • consumer new product adoption
    • mobile marketing

    Salma Karray, PhD
    Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Research
    Research areas:

    • retailing and distribution channel management
    • marketing decision models
    • marketing analytics
    • loyalty programs
    • movie marketing

    Terry Wu, PhD
    Professor
    Research areas:

    • international business
    • international marketing
    • marketing of higher education
    • North American Free Trade Agreement
    • trade policy
  • Management Science and Quantitative Methods

    Fletcher Lu, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • adaptively learning fraud patterns in health insurance data
    • improving youth fitness with mobile technology patterns

    Stephen Marsh, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • trust
    • device comfort
    • privacy
    • information management

    Carolyn McGregor, PhD
    Professor
    Research areas:

    • event stream processing
    • temporal data stream data mining
    • business process modelling
    • service-oriented architectures

    Amir Rastpour, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • applications of queueing theory and statistical methods in health care

    Karthik Sankaranarayanan, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • agent-based computational modelling
    • operations management
    • decision sciences
    • machine learning
  • Networking and Information Technology

    Amirali Abari, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • computational decision making
    • machine learning
    • multi-agent systems
    • network science
    • computer security 

    Khalil El-Khatib, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • biometrics
    • cloud computing
    • feature interaction for VoIP
    • IP telephony
    • smart spaces

    Patrick Hung, PhD
    Professor
    Research areas:

    • services computing
    • aviation services
    • smart city
    • cybersecurity
    • toy computing

    Shahram Heydari, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • network infrastructure design
    • software-defined networking
    • quality of service
    • network failure recovery

    Julie Thorpe, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • computer security
    • human factors
    • authentication
    • software security
    • security policy

    Miguel Vargas Martin, PhD
    Professor
    Research areas:

    • computer security
    • authentication
    • human factors
    • machine learning and data mining

    Richard W. Pazzi, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • data dissemination in wireless sensor networks
    • networked 3D virtual environments
    • vehicular and sensor networks
    • vehicular cloud computing

    Ying Zhu, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • network optimization
    • overlay networks over heterogeneous substrates
    • peer-to-peer networks
  • Gaming

    Andrew Hogue, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • gaming
    • robotics
    • simulation
    • virtual reality

    Bill Kapralos, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Research areas:

    • serious gaming
    • virtual simulation
    • immersive technologies
    • multimodal interactions and perceptual-based rendering
    • 3D sound
    • perception of auditory events

    Pejman Mirza-Babaei, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • games user research
    • human-computer interaction
    • user-centered design
    • video games accessibility
    • video games for health and rehabilitation

    Alvaro Joffre Uribe Quevedo, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • gaming for medical training
    • exergames
    • medical simulation
    • immersive virtual reality in medical procedures

    Loutfouz Zaman, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Research areas:

    • graphical user interfaces
    • subjunctive interfaces
    • creativity support evaluation
    • information and difference visualization

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