The Department of Management Sciences (MS) has 28 regular faculty members with a wide range of research expertise in the fields of Operations Management and Statistics. MS offers two undergraduate majors (Business Analysis and Business Operations Management), two taught master's programs (Quantitative Analysis for Business and Supply Chain and Operations Management) and a PhD research program.
The Department is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific region and 23th in the world according to the latest UTD Business School Rankings. MS has a long history of collaborating with industries in the search for relevant and useful solutions to real life business problems, exemplified by the commonly cited Centa-City Index and Hong Kong Consumer Confidence Index. The Department aims to maintain its strength in supply chain management and risk management, and at the meantime focus on building expertise in healthcare management and analytics. We also exert great effort in preparing PhD students to excel in top business schools.
The Department strives to enhance the level of the faculty’s research publications in highly acclaimed journals. Research papers of the MS faculty have been published in top tier journals such as:
A lot of importance has been given towards maintaining a healthy academic mix between experienced faculty members, and recruiting young staff that have huge potential to produce high quality research work.
The department’s faculty research areas are organized in the following categories:
Operations Research/Operations Management:
Supply Chain Management
Financial Engineering and Risk Management
Interfaces between Operations with Finance/Marketing
Empirical Operations Management
Business Statistics & Econometrics
Quality Control, Design and Reliability Analysis