Faculty & Staff

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Nabil Tamimi

Professor & Chair

Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 437 | (570) 941-4288
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
M.B.A., The University of Scranton
Ph.D., Temple University

My research interests include quality management and e-commerce. My teaching interests are in the areas of management science and operations management.


Wesam Al Ramadeen


Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 326 | (570) 941-7632

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Kingsley Gnanendran


Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 304 | (570) 941-4190
B.Sc., University of Sri Lanka
M.Eng., Asian Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Supply Chain Management, Applied Operations Research.

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Rose Sebastianelli

Professor & Alperin Endowed Chair in Business Administration

Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 423 | (570) 941-4287
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Curriculum Vitae

Current research interests include the link between quality management and ethics, corporate social responsibility and firm financial performance, and trust in e-commerce. Teaching interests are in statistics, quality management, and business forecasting.

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Ahmed Gomaa

Associate Professor

Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 439 | (570 ) 941-7760
B.S. University of Alexandria
M.S. University of Alexandria
MBA Rutgers University
Ph.D. Rutgers University

Research interests include heath information systems, financial information systems, and data mining.

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Yibai Li

Associate Professor

Information Systems
Brennan Hall 322 | (570) 941-7407
B.S., Jilin University
M.S., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., Washington State University

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David Mahalak

Faculty Specialist

Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 309B | 570-941-5448
B.A. Wilkes University
M.S. Northeastern University
D. Eng. The George Washington University

Research interests include decision analysis, supply chain management, lean six sigma, process improvement, statistics, and data analysis/management.

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Satya N. Prattipati

Associate Professor

Information Systems
Brennan Hall 347 | (570) 941-6159
B.S., Andhra University
M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

Learn more about Dr. Prattipati

Teaching: ERP Systems, MIS, and Entrepreneurship. Research: Healthcare Information Systems and Organizational impacts of Information Technologies.

Director of ERP programs at the Kania School of Management. Faculty coordinator of SAP University Alliance.

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Ziqian (Alice) Song

Assistant Professor

Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 302 | 570-941-7631
B.S., Zhengzhou University
M.A., Renmin University of China
Ph.D., M.S., Virginia Tech

Research interests include Social Media Analytics, Cybersecurity, Corporate Crisis Management, Algorithm Design and Evaluation, Econometrics, Big Data Analytics

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Ozgur Isil

Associate Professor

Operations Management
Brennan Hall 331
B.S., University of Texas at Austin
M.B.A., Ph.D.,University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research interests include green supply chain management and competitive sustainable business strategy.

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Vincent Rocco

Faculty Specialist

Operations and Analytics
Brennan Hall 324 | 570-941-4398


Pam Turbessi

Administrative Assistant

Operations & Analytics
Brennan Hall 438 | 570-941-4209