Professor Sanjay Bapna is Professor and Chair of the Department of Information Science and Systems. Prof. Bapna received a BTech. in Chemical Engineering in 1981 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, an MBA. in 1987, and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems in 1992 from The University of Iowa. He has received many honors including the prestigious 2011 Best Paper award, the 2009 Best paper award from the internationally recognized National Decision Sciences Institute, the 1994 best paper award from the International Association of Computer Information Systems. Prof. Bapna has also secured several grants from the Department of Transportation and is an authority on analytics and modeling, as well as Commercial Vehicle operations. Sanjay Bapna has extensive experience in Information systems design and data related issues including modeling and analytics.
He has over 25 years of experience in the domain of database design, research issues related to data retrieval, information analysis and modeling, analytics, and business intelligence. He has significant expertise in the following principle areas: Business Intelligence, Business Processes with SAP, Data Mining, Modeling and Analytics, Econometrics, Game Theory, Input-Output Modeling, Computer Security, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Artificial Intelligence for Optimization.