Fu Wins Saul Gass Expository Writing Award
Maryland Smith’s Michael Fu has won the 2021 INFORMS Saul Gass Expository Writing award, becoming only the second Maryland Smith professor to earn the distinction.
Maryland Smith’s Michael Fu Works to Improve Kidney Transplants With NSF Grant
Maryland Smith’s Michael Fu received a National Science Foundation grant for research to improve kidney transplants. The project combines technological advances in medical science with operations research and artificial intelligence-based approaches to dramatically improve the kidney donor-recipient matching process to lead to better outcomes for end-stage kidney disease patients.
18 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide
A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 18 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.
Maryland Smith’s Fu Receives Federal Grant
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) recently awarded Maryland Smith professor Michael Fu a grant to continue his study of search methods for simulation-based optimization.
10 Business Books for Your Summer Reading List
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is excited to announce some favorite books in the 14th Annual Top-10 Summer Reading List for Business Leaders for 2017, as recommended by faculty members. (1) The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our MindsBy Michael Lewis (2016)
Smith School Formula Helps Computer Triumph in 'Go'
SMITH BRAIN TRUST — A computer created by Google engineers knocked off one of the world's greatest human players of the Chinese game Go this week — a landmark in the development of artificial intelligence. In doing so, it made use of an approach to the computerized analysis of decision-making first developed at the Smith School and Maryland's engineering school.
NSF Awards $340K for Risk Management Study
Michael Fu, Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Management Science at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, with UMD colleague Steven Marcus, has received a $340K grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new framework for incorporating risk into sequential decision-making under uncertainty.
How Sellers Can Better Understand Demand
For B2B sellers, knowing how much the buyer is willing to pay is difficult. New research from Maryland Smith is helping to figure it out.
New Model Supports Better COVID-19 Planning
New predictive model is helping decision makers better forecast the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.