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Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics Faculty

 
 





Richard Herschel, Ph.D.
Ronald K. Klimberg, Ph.D.
Rashmi Malhotra, Ph.D.
Virginia Miori, Ph.D.
John C. Yi, Ph.D.

Richard Herschel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Decision & System Sciences

Courses Taught
-Introduction to Information Systems
-Communications Technology
-Management Issues in Business Intelligence

Biography
Dr. Richard T. Herschel is Chair of the Decision & System Sciences Department in the Ervian K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

His research has appeared in the International Journal of Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Review, CXO European Edition, the Journal of Knowledge Management, Decision Support Systems, Information Strategy: the Executive's Journal, Small Group Research, the Journal of End User Computing, the Journal of Data Warehousing, the Journal of Information and Management Sciences, and Technology Studies. Dr. Herschel received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in Management Information Systems.

Prior to academia, he worked as a systems analyst at Johnson & Johnson, Columbia Pictures, Schering-Plough Corporation, and Maryland National Bank.

He is the Editor-in Chief of the International Journal of Business Intelligence Research and he is the Educational Channel Expert for the Business Intelligence Network.

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Ronald K. Klimberg, Ph.D.
Professor
Decision & System Sciences

Courses Taught
-Business Statistics
-Quantitative Methods for Business
-Advanced Decision-Making Tools
-Forecasting
-Research Skills
-Decision Making Competencies

Biography
Before joining the faculty of Saint Joseph's University in 1997, he was a professor at Boston University (10 years), an operations research analyst for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (10 years) and a consultant (7 years). Ron was the 2007 recipient of the Tengelmann Award for his excellence in scholarship, teaching, and research.

Dr. Klimberg's current major interests include multiple criteria decision making (MCDM), multiple objective linear programming (MOLP), data envelopment analysis (DEA), facility location, data visualization, data mining, forecasting, statistics, workforce scheduling, and modeling in general, such that the results add value to the organization and the results are effectively communicated. Dr. Klimberg has published over 30 articles and made over 30 presentations at national and international conferences in the areas of management science, information systems, statistics, and operations management.

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Rashmi Malhotra, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Decision & System Sciences

Courses Taught
-Introduction to Information Systems
-Database Management

Biography
Dr. Rashmi Malhotra is an associate professor of decision and system sciences at Saint Joseph's University. Dr. Malhotra specializes in the area of artificial intelligence, object-oriented systems, knowledge management, and business intelligence. She has published over 23 research articles in various journals that include European Journal of Operational Research, Omega—The International Journal of Management Science, Journal of Intelligent Systems, Knowledge-based Systems, and International Journal of Electronic Business. In addition, she has presented around 60 papers in different academic conferences

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Virginia Miori, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Decision & System Sciences

Courses Taught
-Business Statistics
-Quantitative Methods
-Research Skills
-Foundations and Applications of Six Sigma
-Developing Decision Making Competencies
-Foundations for Business Intelligence
-Applications of Business Intelligence

Biography
Virginia Miori is an Assistant Professor at St. Joseph's University and was a 2006 doctoral graduate of the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University, specializing in optimization of Supply Chains. She also holds an MS in Operations Research from Case Western Reserve University and an MS in Transportation from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Miori has ten years of teaching experience and has accumulated over fifteen years of experience in developing and implementing operations research models applied to problems in the chemical industry, manufacturing, logistics, transportation and supply chain management. She has published a number of articles and has received an outstanding dissertation award from Drexel University and an outstanding research award from St. Joseph's University.

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John C. Yi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Decision & System Sciences

Courses Taught
-Business Statistics
-Quantitative Methods for Business
-Decision Making Competency

Biography
Dr. Yi has over 10 years of industry experience from Sanofi-Aventis, Johnson & Johnson, and GEC. For a significant part of that, he has driven complex analytical projects involving marketing resource optimization, new and in-line product forecasting, multi-level strategic decision planning, sales operations optimization, product portfolio optimization, and manufacturing process improvement.

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