Business Analytics Students and Faculty Member Recognized for Best Paper

March 4, 2015

Prof. Edward Williams and a group of three College of Business graduate students won an award for the best case study paper at the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society conference held in Dubai, UAE, March 4, 2015.

The students, Jared Gruber, Renee Smiddy and Jeffrey Watson, are each in the MS-Business Analytics program.  Their paper, entitled "Simulation Helps Local Grocery Store Compete Effectively Against Large Chains," was an extension of their course team project in Prof. Williams' course in System Simulation (Decision Sciences 632) in Winter 2014.

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