People

Directors

Ratna Babu Chinnam, Ph.D. | Webpage
Industrial & Systems Engineering
Ratna.Chinnam@wayne.edu
Tel: +313-577-4846
Xuewen Chen, Ph.D.
Computer Science
Xuewen.Chen@wayne.edu
Tel: +313-577-2478
Satyendra Rana, Ph.D.
College of Engineering
Satyendra.Rana@wayne.edu
Tel: +512-773-0357

The Big Data & Business Analytics Group has a team of more than 30 faculty members and 50+ research students, who come from various departments in the university but collaborate together to work on big data and business analytics projects. The team is structured by six focus areas that cover the entire big data and analytics life cycle from acquiring big data to extracting business value from it. These focus areas are: Big Data Value Management, Methods and Techniques, Integration and Management, Automotive and Defense Analytics, Healthcare Analytics, and Service Analytics.

Members

Big Data Integration and Management:

  • Song Jiang, Associate Professor
  • DongXiao Zhu, Assistant Professor
  • Weishong Shi, Associate Professor
  • Zaki Malik, Assistant Professor
  • Farshad Fotouhi, Professor
  • Patrick Gossman, Deputy CIO

Big Data Value Management:

  • Toni Somers, Professor
  • John Heinrichs, Associate Professor
  • John Taylor, Associate Professor
  • Ratna Babu Chinnam, Professor

Automotive and Defense Analytics:

  • Ratna Babu Chinnam, Professor
  • Alper Murat, Assistant Professor
  • Kenneth Chelst, Professor
  • Kai Yang, Professor
  • Leslie Monplaisir, Associate Professor
  • Darin Ellis, Associate Professor
  • Evrim Dalkiran, Assistant Professor
  • Qingyu Yang, Assistant Professor
  • Gary Witus, Research Faculty 

Big Data Methods and Techniques:

  • Chandan Reddy, Associate Professor
  • Alexander Kotov, Assistant Professor
  • Xuewen Chen, Professor
  • Robert Reynolds, Professor
  • Shiyong Lu, Associate Professor
  • Sorin Draghici, Professor
  • Ming Dong, Associate Professor
  • Hamidreza Chitsaz, Assistant Professor
  • Ratna Babu Chinnam, Professor
  • Yinlun Huang, Professor

Healthcare Analytics:

  • Sorin Draghici, Professor
  • Alexander Kotov, Assistant Professor
  • Xuewen Chen, Professor
  • Kai Yang, Professor
  • Alper Murat, Assistant Professor
  • Ratna Babu Chinnam, Professor
  • Chandan Reddy, Associate Professor
  • Leslie Monplaisir, Associate Professor
  • Evrim Dalkiran, Assistant Professor
  • Abhilash Pandya, Associate Professor
  • Hao Ying, Professor

Marketing and Service Analytics

  • Toni Somers, Professor
  • John Heinrichs, Associate Professor
  • John Taylor, Associate Professor
  • Ratna Babu Chinnam,Professor
  • Sujay Dutta, Professor