Faculty Research and Publications
Dr. Hamza Adeinat is an assistant professor of operations management at The University of Scranton. He earned his dual Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from The Pennsylvania State University, a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Houston, and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Jordan.
Dr. Adeinat primarily teaches courses in supply chain management, operations management, management science, and statistics. His research interests include supply chain optimization problems, such as multi-stage production and inventory planning, pricing and revenue management, and logistics and transportation problems. His research has been published in the European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Applied Mathematical Modelling, and International Journal of Inventory Research.
Dr. Satya N Prattipati has an active research interest in the areas like block chain technologies, and the use of information technologies in healthcare. In addition, he is currently working on the impact of information technologies on inclusive growth and poverty alleviation. He has published and presented dozens of scholarly papers in several journals, and academic conferences. His papers appeared in journals like Journal of Information Technology Management, Operations Management Education Review, Journal of Information Technology and Information Management, Information and Management, and others. He is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).
Vincent Rocco is a faculty specialist and Director of the Alperin Financial Center. He joined the University of Scranton in 2015 as an adjunct professor and now as full-time faculty. His courses taught include Introduction to Finance, Information and Oral Proficiency, and Excel for Business Applications. He also trains and teaches students to use Bloomberg terminals, focusing on equity, fixed income, commodities, and currencies.
He received his MBA from Wilkes University, focusing on small business development and entrepreneurship. He earned a bachelor's degree from Saint Joseph's University, with majors in finance and marketing. He previously worked as a proprietary equity trader for nine years in New York City.
He was awarded the KSOM Professor of the Year (by student vote) in 2019. His research has appeared in the Journal of Structured Finance.
Dr. Rose Sebastianelli maintains an active research agenda and has published more than 35 journal articles and has made more than 100 presentations at international, national, and regional conferences. Her areas of interest include quality, e-commerce, environmental sustainability, and the role of business in society. Her work has appeared in journals such as Quality Management Journal, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Quality Progress, Internet Research, Journal of Internet Commerce, Online Information Review, Management Decision, Business Strategy and the Environment, Business and Society Review, Decision Sciences, Journal of Education for Business, and Decision Sciences Innovative Education Journal. She is a member of the American Society for Quality, Decision Sciences Institute, International Institute of Forecasters and The Association for Operations Management (APICS).
Dr. Nabil Tamimi has an active research agenda and has published over 27 refereed journal articles and made over 30 presentations at international, national, and regional conferences. His research has appeared in journals such as Production and Inventory Management Journal, Quality Management Journal, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, Internet Research, Journal of Investing, Management Decision, the TQM Journal, Journal of Information Privacy and Security, Journal of Internet Commerce, Business and Society Review, Online Information Review, and Quality Progress (Google Citations). He has also been recognized for his teaching, being named KSOM Professor of the Year (by student vote) in both 2000 and 2004. He is also the recipient of the Provost's "Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning" award in April 2013 and "The Scholarship Award" in April 2020. He is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) and the Association for Operations Management (APICS).