Department of Information Systems & Operations Management

Ph.D. Students on the Job Market

  • Brent Kitchens

    Department of Information Systems & Operations Management
    University of Florida
    PO Box 117169
    Stuzin 355 C
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7169
    352.392.5620

    • Email (brentkitchens at ufl.edu)

    Dissertation Title:
    “Application of Text Analysis and Event Study for the Measurement of Latent Constructs and Impact on Firm Value and Risk”

    Research Interests:
    Mining large diverse datasets for latent constructs to study firm value, Impact of Internet and mobile on local competition, Crowdsourcing, Text mining, Data mining/analytics, Applied econometrics

    Committee Chair:
    Praveen Pathak

    Courses Taught:
    Information Systems and Operations Management Strategy, Business Systems 2

    Bio:
    Brent Kitchens is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Information Systems and Operations management at the University of Florida. He holds a B.B.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Mississippi and worked for five years as Senior Advisory Services Associate in the Risk Advisory Services practice at Ernst & Young LLP. His current research interests include measuring latent constructs through text and data mining, utilizing large scale event studies to understand the value of firm business functions, and evaluating the impact of online marketing activities on boutique firms.

  • Yinliang (Ricky) Tan

    Department of Information Systems & Operations Management
    University of Florida
    PO Box 117169
    Stuzin 355 A
    Gainesville, FL 32611-7169
    352.392.5620

    • CV
    • Email (tanyinliang at ufl.edu)

    Dissertation Title:
    “Three Essays on the Interface between Operations Management and Marketing”

    Research Interests:
    Supply Chain Management, Interface between Operation Management & Information System/Marketing, Business Analytics, Information Economics

    Committee Chair:
    Anand Paul

    Courses Taught:
    Managerial Operations Analysis 2, Information Systems and Operations Management Strategy

    Bio:
    Yinliang (Ricky) Tan is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Information Systems and Operations management at the University of Florida. Prior to entering the doctoral program, he earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Logistics Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, from the Tongji University and a M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Florida. His current research interests include the channel coordination in digital goods supply chain, inventory control and business analytics.

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Phone: 352.392.2397
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