About our MIS Research Team
Faculty Research Interests
The MIS group at the University of Alberta is building for the future. Wonderful opportunities to conduct interdisciplinary research exist in our department and school. We have a significant contingent of researchers conducting quantitative research using management science, operations research, economics, and design science as reference disciplines.
Ofer Arazy, Assistant Professor of MIS. Ofer joined our faculty in 2004 from the University of British Columbia.
Yonghua Ji (goes by Ji), Assistant Professor of MIS. Ji joined our faculty in 2003 from the University of Texas at Dallas. Ji's primary research interests are issues related to economics of MIS, dynamic optimization, and performance evaluation.
Ray Patterson, The Alberta School of Business Fellow in Management Information Systems, Associate Professor of MIS.
Ray came to the University of Alberta in 2001 from the University of Texas at Dallas where he established his research agenda. Ray earned his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1995. Ray's quantitative research focus is the development of cutting-edge heuristic solution techniques to solve NP-Complete optimization problems. Ray has focused his attention on solving business problems primarily in the telecomm, health care and e-commerce areas. Ray also has research interests in the area of economics of information systems.
Significant Interdisciplinary Research Ties For MIS Researchers
Terry Daniel, Professor of Management Science
Armann Ingolfsson, Associate Professor of Management Science
Bora Kolfal, Assistant Professor of Management Science
David Cooper, CGA Professor of Accountancy
Jim Gaa, Professor of Accounting
And many others ...