Committee Members


John L. Casti

Conference Chair

Professor John L. Casti received his Ph.D. in mathematics under Richard Bellman at the University of Southern California in 1970.

He worked at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, CA, and served on the faculties of the University of Arizona, Santa Fe Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico, NYU and Princeton before becoming one of the first members of the research staff at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Vienna, Austria.

In 2000 he formed two companies in Santa Fe and London, Qforma, Inc. and SimWorld, Ltd, devoted to the employment of tools and concepts from modern system theory for the solution of problems in business and finance.

American complexity scientist and systems theorist John Casti, is cofounder of The X-Center Vienna, a research institute focusing on human-caused extreme events and how to anticipate them.

Casti has published nearly twenty volumes of academic and popular science and received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Southern California. He lives in Vienna, Austria.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Ali Saeedi Velashani

 Business Department

University of Minnesota Crookston

United States

Anru Zhang

 Department of Statistics

 University of Wisconsin-Madison

United States

Babak Behboudi

Global Alliances, Middle East & Oceania

International Institute of Marketing Professionals

Iran

Christine Strauss

Department of eBusiness

University of Vienna

Austria

Gerhard Sorger

Department of Economics

University of Vienna

Austria

Guoqi‍ Qian‍

School of Mathematics and Statistics

The University of Melbourne

Australia

Jabed Tomal

Statistics

University of Toronto Scarborough

Canada

Jungjoo Jahng

 Information Systems

 Seoul National University

South Korea

Milos Milenkovic

MIT Global Scale Network

Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC)

Spain

Raimund Kovacevic

Institute of Statistics & Mathematical Methods in Economics

Technical University Vienna

Austria

Mikulas Luptacik

Department of Economics

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Austria

Reinhard Viertl

Institute of Statistics& Mathematical Methods in Economics

Technical University Vienna

Austria

Sigifredo Miguel Alejandro Laengle

Faculty of Economics & Business

University of Chile

Chile

Sutan Emir Hidayat

Accounting and Management

University College of Bahrain

Bahrain

Walter Gutjahr

Department of Statistics & Operations Research

University of Vienna

Austria

Wolfgang‍ Ettl‍

Institute of Statistics & Mathematical Methods in Economics‍

Technical University Vienna

Austria

Andreas J. Novak

 Department of Business Administration

University of Vienna

Austria

Armagan Bayram

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems

University of Michigan

United States

Bige Kahraman

Saïd Business School

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

Dominique M. Hanssens

UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson

United States

Gilles Chemla

Business School

Imperial College London

United Kingdom

H.D. Karunaratne

Management and Finance

University of Colombo

United States

Javad Feizabadi

Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation

Malaysia

Ilaria Piatti

Saïd Business School

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

Rachel Chen

UC Davis Graduate School of Management

University of California

United States

Robert M. Kunst

 Department of Economics

University of Vienna

Austria

Mohammad Yamin

Management Information Systems‍

King Abdulaziz University

Saudi Arabia

Rutherford Johnson

Business Department

University of Minnesota

United States

Schahram Dustdar

Distributed Systems Group

Technical University Vienna

Austria

Taps Maiti

Statistics and Probability

Michigan State University

United States

Viliam Makis

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

University of Toronto

Canada

Yunbin Zhao

School of Mathematics

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom

Ankur‍ Mani

 Industrial & Systems Engineering

 University of Minnesota

United States

Arnab Bisi

Operations Management & Analytics

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

United States

Christian Stary

Department of Business Information Systems

Johannes Kepler University Linz

Austria

Franz Wirl

Department of Business Administration

University of Vienna

Austria

Gokhan Cebiroglu

Statistics & Operations Research

University of Vienna

Austria

Hardy Hanappi

Institute of Statistics & Mathematical Methods in Economics

Technical University Vienna

Austria

Julio Daniel Backhoff Veraguas

Institute of Statistics & Mathematical Methods in Economics

Technical University Vienna

Austria

Karl Schmedders

 Quantitative Business Administration

University of Zurich

Switzerland

Richard F. Hartl

Production & Operations Management

University of Vienna

Austria

Martin Guohai Wu

College of Business at Illinois

University of Illinois

United States

Murat Erkoc

 Center for Advanced Supply Chain Management

University of Miami

United States

S. Rao Jammalamadaka

Statistics and Applied Probability

University of California

United States

Shijie Lu

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

UNC Kenan-Flagler

United States

Torben Holvad

Corporate Management and Evaluation Unit

European Union Agency for Railways

Denmark

 

Kory Johnson

Department of Statistics and Operations Research

University of Vienna

Austria

CONFERENCE SECRETARY

Julia Edlinger

Technical University Vienna

Austria