People

Directors

Ratna Babu Chinnam, Ph.D. | Webpage
Industrial & Systems Engineering
Ratna.Chinnam@wayne.edu
Tel: +313-577-4846
Ming Dong, Ph.D. | Webpage
Computer Science
MDong@wayne.edu
Tel: +313-577-0725

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 - Research Area

Big Data Integration and Management:

  • DongXiao Zhu, Associate Professor
  • Weishong Shi, Professor
  • Shiyong Lu, Professor
  • Ming Dong, Professor
  • Patrick Gossman, Deputy CIO
  • Scott Burdick, Assistant Professor

Big Data Value Management:

Automotive and Defense Analytics:

  • Ratna Babu Chinnam, Professor
  • Alper Murat, Associate Professor
  • Kenneth Chelst, Professor
  • Kai Yang, Professor
  • Leslie Monplaisir, Professor
  • Darin Ellis, Professor
  • Evrim Dalkiran, Associate Professor
  • Qingyu Yang, Associate Professor
  • Hao Ying, Professor
  • Saravanan Venkatachalam, Assistant Professor
  • Murat Yildirim, Assistant Professor
  • Gary Witus, Associate Professor
  • Mohammed Ismail, Professor

Big Data Methods and Techniques:

Healthcare Analytics:

  • Sorin Draghici, Professor
  • Alexander Kotov, Assistant Professor
  • Xuewen Chen, Professor
  • Kai Yang, Professor
  • Alper Murat, Associate Professor
  • Ratna Babu Chinnam, Professor
  • Leslie Monplaisir, Professor
  • Evrim Dalkiran, Associate Professor
  • Abhilash Pandya, Associate Professor
  • Hao Ying, Professor
  • Phil Levy, Professor
  • Wassim Tarraf, Assistant Professor
  • Ke Zhang, Professor
  • Francesca Pernice, Associate Professor
  • Thomas N. Templin, Professor 
  • Jinsheng Zhang, Professor
  • Justin Kenney, Assistant Professor
  • Kevin Theis, Assistant Professor
  • Sidhartha Tan, Professor
  • Jared Schrader, Assistant Professor
  • Hua Ou, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Abhijit Mandal, Assistant Professor
  • Mark Luborsky, Professor
  • James Lister, Assistant Professor
  • Justin Jeong, Associate Professor
  • Alexander Gow, Professor
  • George Corcoran, Professor
  • April Carcone, Associate Professor

Marketing and Service Analytics

Members - Academic Area

College of Engineering

  • DongXiao Zhu, Associate Professor
  • Qingyu Yang, Associate Professor
  • Hao Ying, Professor
  • Saravanan Venkatachalam, Assistant Professor
  • Murat Yildirim, Assistant Professor
  • Gary Witus, Associate Professor
  • Mohammed Ismail, Professor
  • Alexander Kotov, Assistant Professor
  • Xuewen Chen, Professor
  • Robert Reynolds, Professor
  • Shiyong Lu, Professor
  • Sorin Draghici, Professor
  • Yinlun Huang, Professor
  • Yanchao Liu, Assistant Professor
  • Weishong Shi, Professor
  • Shiyong Lu, Professor
  • Ming Dong, Professor
  • Ratna Babu Chinnam, Professor
  • Alper Murat, Associate Professor
  • Kenneth Chelst, Professor
  • Kai Yang, Professor
  • Leslie Monplaisir, Professor
  • Darin Ellis, Professor
  • Evrim Dalkiran, Associate Professor
  • Loren Schwiebert, Associate Professor
  • Abhilash Pandya, Associate Professor
  • Ke Zhang, Professor
  • Francesca Pernice, Associate Professor
  • Leyi Wang, Professor

Mike Ilitch School of Business

  • Patrick Gossman, Deputy CIO
  • Toni Somers, Professor
  • William Volz, Professor
  • John Heinrichs, Associate Professor
  • John Taylor, Associate Professor
  • Sujay Dutta, Associate Professor
  • Timothy D Bowman, Assistant Professor
  • Sachin Modi, Professor
  • Ajit Sharma, Assistant Professor
  • Myles Stern, Associate Professor
  • Tingting Yan, Associate Professor

School of Information Sciences

  • Joan Beaudoin, Associate Professor
  • Christine D'Arpa, Assistant Professor

College of Liberal Arts &

Sciences

School of Social Work

School of Medicine

  • Phil Levy, Professor
  • Kevin Theis, Assistant Professor
  • Sidhartha Tan, Professor
  • Justin Jeong, Associate Professor
  • Alexander Gow, Professor
  • April Carcone, Associate Professor

Eugene Applebaum College of

Pharmacy and Health Sciences

College of Fine, Performing &

Communication Arts

  • Elizabeth Stoycheff, Assistant Professor

College of Nursing

  • Thomas N. Templin, Professor

Law School

  • Jonathan Weinberg, Professor