Faculty, Staff, and Student Interns

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Associate Director of Analytics 

 

Kevin Park

Kevin graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics as well Master's degree in Biostatistics from Emory University (Georgia). Before joining CADS in October 2020, Kevin was a Senior Statistician at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis. He brings with him strong industry knowledge as well as experience in developing course curriculum. 


Administrative Assistant

 

Melissa Johnston

 

After two years at Miami's Office of the Controller, Melissa joined CADS as our Administrative Assistant in November 2019. Melissa is tasked with helping CADS in numerous ways. From coordinating events, engaging with industry executives, professors and students, Melissa is always available and willing to assist anyone in need. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

Eric Bachmann

Dr. Eric Bachmann

Professor and Chair

Computer Science and Software Engineering

Dr. Eric Bachmann is the Chair for the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. His current research focuses on human factors and training in virtual environments (VE), enabling immersed VE users to explore virtual worlds of unlimited size, and locomotion interfaces for VE. He has also worked on establishing the HIVE (huge immersive virtual environment), a state-of-the-art VE facility at Miami. 


John Bailer

Dr. A. John Bailer

University Distinguished Professor and Chair

Department of Statistics

Dr. John Bailer is the Chair of the Department of Statistics. As a frequent instructor of data practicum classes, he mentors students on research projects for clients in business, industry, government and academia. His research interest include addressing risk estimation issues and, more generally, on the design and analysis of studies to evaluate factors impacting occupational and environmental health outcomes.


Allison Jones-Farmer

Dr. Allison Jones-Farmer

Van Andel Professor of Business Analytics

Information Systems and Analytics

Dr. Jones-Farmer teaches the business analytics practicum, predictive modeling, and regression analysis. Her research include developing statistical methods to solve real-world problems. Dr. Jones-Farmer has a passion for promoting the sound use of analytical methods in practice.


Jessica McCarty

Dr. Jessica McCarty

Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Advisor

Geography

Dr. Jessica McCarty teaches on open source geospacial tools and mapping techniques. Her professional interests include using data mining, Earth observations, and GIS to better understand food security, land-use, air quality, and more. 


Peter Nguyen

Dr. Peter Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Marketing

Dr. Peter Nguyen teaches market research. He has experience in research on leveraging consumergenerated content (social media and online review posts) to better understand consumer behavior in
the real world. 


Andrew Reffett

Dr. Andrew Reffett

Professor and Chair

Accountancy

Dr. Andrew Reffett is currently researching judgment and decision making research in accounting with a focus on auditing and managerial settings. He teaches courses in audit, accounting control systems, and intermediate financial accounting. 

Leonard.PNG

Dr. Robert Leonard

Assistant Teaching Professor

ISA


Zhang

Dr. Jing Zhang 

Associate Professor

Statistics 


weese.PNG

Dr. Maria Weese

Associate Professor 

ISA


 Fisher

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Associate Professor 

Statistics 


 Reuning.PNG

Dr. Kevin Reuning 

Assistant Professor 

Political Science


 Gami

Dr. Hirenkumar Gami

Assistant Professor

Engineering Technology


Giabbanelli

Dr. Philippe Giabbanelli

Associate Professor 

Computer Science & Software Technology


Wang

Dr. Jerred Wang

Assistant Professor

SLAM


Musallam

Dr. Eyad Musallam

Associate Professor

Nursing 


 

Meghan Doheny

Major: Marketing

Minor: Philosophy of Law

Class of 2022


 

 

Kade Peterson

Major: Marketing

Minor: Sports Management

Class of 2023

Staff

 


Associate Director of Analytics 

 

Kevin Park

Kevin graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics as well Master's degree in Biostatistics from Emory University (Georgia). Before joining CADS in October 2020, Kevin was a Senior Statistician at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis. He brings with him strong industry knowledge as well as experience in developing course curriculum. 


Administrative Assistant

 

Melissa Johnston

 

After two years at Miami's Office of the Controller, Melissa joined CADS as our Administrative Assistant in November 2019. Melissa is tasked with helping CADS in numerous ways. From coordinating events, engaging with industry executives, professors and students, Melissa is always available and willing to assist anyone in need. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

Steering Committee

Eric Bachmann

Dr. Eric Bachmann

Professor and Chair

Computer Science and Software Engineering

Dr. Eric Bachmann is the Chair for the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. His current research focuses on human factors and training in virtual environments (VE), enabling immersed VE users to explore virtual worlds of unlimited size, and locomotion interfaces for VE. He has also worked on establishing the HIVE (huge immersive virtual environment), a state-of-the-art VE facility at Miami. 


John Bailer

Dr. A. John Bailer

University Distinguished Professor and Chair

Department of Statistics

Dr. John Bailer is the Chair of the Department of Statistics. As a frequent instructor of data practicum classes, he mentors students on research projects for clients in business, industry, government and academia. His research interest include addressing risk estimation issues and, more generally, on the design and analysis of studies to evaluate factors impacting occupational and environmental health outcomes.


Allison Jones-Farmer

Dr. Allison Jones-Farmer

Van Andel Professor of Business Analytics

Information Systems and Analytics

Dr. Jones-Farmer teaches the business analytics practicum, predictive modeling, and regression analysis. Her research include developing statistical methods to solve real-world problems. Dr. Jones-Farmer has a passion for promoting the sound use of analytical methods in practice.


Jessica McCarty

Dr. Jessica McCarty

Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Advisor

Geography

Dr. Jessica McCarty teaches on open source geospacial tools and mapping techniques. Her professional interests include using data mining, Earth observations, and GIS to better understand food security, land-use, air quality, and more. 


Peter Nguyen

Dr. Peter Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Marketing

Dr. Peter Nguyen teaches market research. He has experience in research on leveraging consumergenerated content (social media and online review posts) to better understand consumer behavior in
the real world. 


Andrew Reffett

Dr. Andrew Reffett

Professor and Chair

Accountancy

Dr. Andrew Reffett is currently researching judgment and decision making research in accounting with a focus on auditing and managerial settings. He teaches courses in audit, accounting control systems, and intermediate financial accounting. 

Faculty Fellows

Leonard.PNG

Dr. Robert Leonard

Assistant Teaching Professor

ISA


Zhang

Dr. Jing Zhang 

Associate Professor

Statistics 


weese.PNG

Dr. Maria Weese

Associate Professor 

ISA


 Fisher

Dr. Thomas Fisher

Associate Professor 

Statistics 


 Reuning.PNG

Dr. Kevin Reuning 

Assistant Professor 

Political Science


 Gami

Dr. Hirenkumar Gami

Assistant Professor

Engineering Technology


Giabbanelli

Dr. Philippe Giabbanelli

Associate Professor 

Computer Science & Software Technology


Wang

Dr. Jerred Wang

Assistant Professor

SLAM


Musallam

Dr. Eyad Musallam

Associate Professor

Nursing 


 

Marketing Student Interns

Meghan Doheny

Major: Marketing

Minor: Philosophy of Law

Class of 2022


 

 

Kade Peterson

Major: Marketing

Minor: Sports Management

Class of 2023