Department of Information and Operations Management
The Department of Information Systems and Operations Management ranks among the top departments in the world in terms of research productivity, impact, and visibility. The department offers undergraduate majors in Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. In addition to our PhD program in supply chain management and our MIS master’s (MS-MIS) program, the department makes ongoing contributions to Mays’ MBA programs.
Several of our faculty members serve as associate editors or senior editors with leading journals such as Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Decision Sciences and others. Our faculty has received best paper awards, best associate editor and best reviewer awards from a variety of leading journals and has assumed leadership in academic societies such as the INFORMS, Production & Operations Management Society, Systems Dynamics Society and the Decision Sciences Institute. Professors from our department consistently receive teaching awards at the college and university levels.
The Center for the Management of Information Systems is an integral part of the department and provides a competitive advantage to our student, faculty and industry members by facilitating an active partnership with robust and relevant educational opportunities, research support and corporate access.
The function of the Supply Chain Consortium is to facilitate corporate relationships with faculty and students. We also provide educational events at our Houston CityCentre facility.