Lecture: The Myths and Facts of How to Get a Tenure-Track Job and How to Get Tenure

December 7, 2012
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management

Room: 210

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Contact:
Dong Li

The UMass Chapter of INFORMS invites you to meet Dr. Jose M. Cruz. He received his MBA and Ph.D. degrees from Isenberg and has a total of five UMass Amherst degrees. He will be speaking on the myths and facts of how to get a tenure-track job and how to get tenure.

Dr. Jose M. Cruz is an Associate Professor and an Ackerman Scholar in Operations and Information Management, and the Director of the Masters of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management Program at the School of Business at the University of Connecticut. His research is multidisciplinary and combines his background and interests in management science, engineering, computer systems, and applied mathematics. His general area is complex decision-making on network systems with a specific focus on global issues. He is specially interested in international financial networks with intermediariation and electronic transactions, global supply chain networks, corporate social responsibility, and risk management. The methodological tools that he utilizes are: variational inequalities, dynamical systems, network theory, multicriteria  decision-making, game theory, and optimization. He has published in many journals, including the European Journal of Operational Research, Naval Research Logistics, and Quantitative Finance. He is the recipient of several awards including UConn's School of Business' Undergraduate Teaching Award.

 

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